marumi kumquat

ma·​ru·​mi kumquat | \ məˈrümē- \
variants: or marumi
plural -s

Definition of marumi kumquat

: any of several round-fruited kumquats usually considered to be derived from the natural species (Fortunella japonica) — compare nagami kumquat

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History and Etymology for marumi kumquat

Japanese marumi, from maru circle + mi fruit

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“Marumi kumquat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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