genus Cydonia


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Noun1.genus Cydonia - quincegenus Cydonia - 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
Cydonia oblonga, quince, quince bush - small Asian tree with pinkish flowers and pear-shaped fruit; widely cultivated
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Quince are the lone species in the genus Cydonia and are often described as a "country cousin" to pears.