cumquat

Definitions:

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  • A very small orange of about the size of a pigeon's egg, the fruit of the <em>Citrus Aurantium</em>, var. <em>Japonica</em>, very abundant in China and Japan, with a sweet rind and sharp acid pulp. It is used chiefly in preserves. Also spelled <internalXref urlencoded="cumquot">cumquot</internalXref>.
  • See <xref urlencoded="kumquat">kumquat</xref>.
  • Alternative spelling of <xref>kumquat</xref>.
  • any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Fortunella bearing small orange-colored edible fruits with thick sweet-flavored skin and sour pulp
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