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Definition of Quince


  1. The fruit of a shrub (Cydonia vulgaris) belonging to the same tribe as the apple. It somewhat resembles an apple, but differs in having many seeds in each carpel. It has hard flesh of high flavor, but very acid, and is largely used for marmalade, jelly, and preserves.
  2. a quince tree or shrub.

Quince Translations

quince in French is coing
quince in German is Quitte
quince in Hungarian is birsalmafa, birsalma, birs
quince in Italian is cotogna
quince in Spanish is membrillo
quince in Swedish is kvitten