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flowering quince

Syllabification: flow·er·ing quince

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Definition of flowering quince in English:

noun

An Asian shrub of the rose family, with bright red flowers followed by round white, green, or yellow edible fruits. Also called Japanese quince, japonica.
  • Genus Chaenomeles, family Rosaceae: several species, in particular C. speciosa, which is grown as an ornamental

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