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Japanese quince

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Jap′anese quince′


n.
a flowering quince, Chaenomeles speciosa, of Japan, having scarlet flowers and pear-shaped fruit.
[1895–1900]
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Noun1.Japanese quince - deciduous thorny shrub native to China having red or white blossoms
flowering quince - Asiatic ornamental shrub with spiny branches and pink or red blossoms
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