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quince

Pronunciation: /kwɪns/

Translation of quince in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • membrillo (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) quince jelly (dulce (masculine) de) membrillo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • In Italy, from early times, mustard came to be used to flavour mostarda di frutta, a fruit relish made from quinces or grapes.
    • Once removed from the heat, as the syrup cooled, the pectin in the fruit encouraged the liquid to be transformed into a lovely quince jelly riddled with dark and aromatic vanilla seeds.
    • You can serve them with apple or quince compôte, with cream cheese and raisins, or with yoghurt and honey instead - but just remember that it's Pancake Day, not Wild Experiments With Batter Day.

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