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1. quince

noun. ['ˈkwɪns'] aromatic acid-tasting pear-shaped fruit used in preserves.

Synonyms

  • false fruit
  • edible fruit
  • pome
  • quince bush

Etymology

  • cooin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cotoneum (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Quince

  • port-au-prince
  • port_au_prince
  • convince
  • prince
  • evince
  • wince
  • vince
  • since
  • rinse
  • mince
  • linse
  • lince
  • dinse

Example sentences of the word quince


1. Noun, singular or mass
Peel your quince with a vegetable peeler or sharp paring knife.

Quotes containing the word quince


1. I don't believe it,' Quince says with absolute certainty. ' I don't believe anything magical can make someone more in love.' [...] He looks me right in the eye as he says, 'Love is already the strongest magic in the world.
- Tera Lynn Childs, Forgive My Fins

2. quince

noun. ['ˈkwɪns'] small Asian tree with pinkish flowers and pear-shaped fruit; widely cultivated.

Synonyms

  • Cydonia
  • fruit tree
  • genus Cydonia
  • quince bush

Etymology

  • cooin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cotoneum (Latin)
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