noun. ['ˈkʌmkwɑːt'] small oval citrus fruit with thin sweet rind and very acid pulp.
- citrous fruit
- citrus fruit
Words that Rhyme with Kumquat
Example sentences of the word kumquat
1. Noun, singular or mass
Using a finger, create a small hole for the kumquat seed about an inch deep.
Expect a kumquat tree about five feet tall.
3. Verb, base form
Too much or too little available soil moisture can cause kumquat trees to drop leaves.
4. Noun, plural
Plant the kumquat tree in a location with full sunlight.
5. Proper noun, singular
While true citrus are cold-tender, citrus relatives kumquat (Fortunella spp.)
6. Verb, past tense
Trees are prolific, making the Nagami kumquat the most widely grown species in the United States.
7. Verb, past participle
If kumquat trees do not grow in the correct conditions leaf drop can occur before you harvest the fruit.
noun. ['ˈkʌmkwɑːt'] any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Fortunella bearing small orange-colored edible fruits with thick sweet-flavored skin and sour pulp.
- round kumquat
- kumquat tree
- genus Fortunella
- marumi kumquat
- Fortunella margarita
- nagami kumquat
- citrus tree
- oval kumquat
- Fortunella japonica