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any of a genus of deciduous shrubs within the family Rosaceae, native to East Asia
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Noun1.chaenomeles - flowering quinceChaenomeles - flowering quince      
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Rosaceae, Rosaceae, rose family - a large family of dicotyledonous plants of order Rosales; have alternate leaves and five-petaled flowers with numerous stamens
flowering quince - Asiatic ornamental shrub with spiny branches and pink or red blossoms
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That the pyrus japonica should be cut back and rounded.