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    • Any of several trees or shrubs of the…
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kumquat definition

  • noun:
    • Any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Fortunella, having small, edible, orangelike fruit.
    • The fruit of these plants, having an acid pulp and a thin, edible rind. It is the smallest of the citrus fruits.
    • a little, orange citrus-like fresh fruit that is native to Asia.
    • any of a number of trees or shrubs associated with the genus Fortunella (formerly Citrus) of the rue household (Rutaceae) (especially Citrus Japonica) developing in China and Japan bearing tiny orange-colored edible fresh fruits with thick sweet-flavored skin and sour pulp; additionally, some of the tiny acid, orange-colored citrus fruits of these plants, utilized mostly for preserves.
    • See cumquat.
    • any of a few woods or shrubs associated with the genus Fortunella bearing tiny orange-colored edible fresh fruits with dense sweet-flavored skin and sour pulp
    • little oval citric acid fruit with thin sweet rind and incredibly acidic pulp
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