round kumquat

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Related to round kumquat: loquat, kumquat tree
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Noun1.round kumquat - shrub bearing round-fruited kumquatsround kumquat - shrub bearing round-fruited kumquats
Fortunella, genus Fortunella - small genus of shrubs native to south China producing small ovoid fruits resembling oranges: includes kumquats
cumquat, kumquat, kumquat tree - any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Fortunella bearing small orange-colored edible fruits with thick sweet-flavored skin and sour pulp
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Limequats, a cross between the original key lime and the round kumquat, are yellow and sour enough to do the cooking needed for a pie.
Less frequently found is the Meiwa, or large, round kumquat. Other kinds are mostly used as ornamental plants, but fruits of all are edible.