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cumquat

[kuhm-kwot] /ˈkʌm kwɒt/
noun
1.
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cumquat

/ˈkʌmkwɒt/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of kumquat

kumquat

/ˈkʌmkwɒt/
noun
1.
any of several small Chinese trees of the rutaceous genus Fortunella
2.
the small round orange fruit of such a tree, with a sweet rind, used in preserves and confections
Word Origin
C17: from Chinese (Cantonese) kam kwat, representing Mandarin Chinese chin chü golden orange
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