1An orangelike fruit related to the citruses, with an edible sweet rind and acid pulp. It is eaten raw or used in preserves.
More example sentences
- It went nicely with hazelnut ice cream, or poached kumquats, or even a dribbling of sabayon.
- For pudding there was ice cream and a selection of fruit including kumquats - small Chinese oranges.
- Consider adding whole lemons, limes, oranges, grapefruits and even kumquats to main courses as they cook.
Definition of kumquat in:
- The British & World English dictionary