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flowering quince

noun
1.
any shrub belonging to the genus Chaenomeles, of the rose family, native to eastern Asia, having showy, waxy flowers and a quincelike fruit, grown widely as an ornamental.
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  • The carmine glow of the flowering quince is here, brought from its tropic wilderness.

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