Resembling a quince.

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  • flowering quince — 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. * * * ▪ plant  any shrub of the genus Chaenomeles within the rose family… …   Universalium

  • flowering quince — flow′ering quince′ n. pln any E Asian shrubs of the genus Chaenomeles, of the rose family, having large flowers and a quincelike fruit …   From formal English to slang

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