quince

Definitions of quince
1

n small Asian tree with pinkish flowers and pear-shaped fruit; widely cultivated

Synonyms:
Cydonia oblonga, quince bush
Type of:
fruit tree
tree bearing edible fruit

n aromatic acid-tasting pear-shaped fruit used in preserves

Type of:
edible fruit
edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
false fruit, pome
a fleshy fruit (apple or pear or related fruits) having seed chambers and an outer fleshy part

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