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Noun: quince  kwin(t)s
  1. Small Asian tree with pinkish flowers and pear-shaped fruit; widely cultivated
    - quince bush, Cydonia oblonga
     
  2. Aromatic acid-tasting pear-shaped fruit used in preserves

Sounds like: quail, quince

Derived forms: quinces

Type of: edible fruit, false fruit, fruit tree, pome

Part of: Cydonia, genus Cydonia

Encyclopedia: Quince, Peggy Ann