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Japanese quince

noun

Definition of Japanese quince

  1. :  either of two ornamental shrubs (Chaenomeles speciosa syn. C. lagenaria of China and C. japonica of Japan) of the rose family with usually scarlet, pink, or white flowers



1900

First Known Use of japanese quince

1900


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