kumquat

Definitions:

  • Any of several trees or shrubs of the genus <em>Fortunella,</em> having small, edible, orangelike fruit.
  • The fruit of any of these plants, having an acid pulp and a thin, edible rind.
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  • any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Fortunella (formerly Citrus) of the rue family (<ex>Rutaceae</ex>) (especially <spn>Citrus Japonica</spn>) growing in China and Japan bearing small orange-colored edible fruits with thick sweet-flavored skin and sour pulp; also, any of the small acid, orange-colored citrus fruits of such plants, used mostly for preserves.
  • A small, orange <xref>citrus</xref>-like fruit which is native to Asia.
  • any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Fortunella bearing small orange-colored edible fruits with thick sweet-flavored skin and sour pulp
  • small oval citrus fruit with thin sweet rind and very acid pulp
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