Definition of melocoton
: a peach grafted on a quince rootstock and formerly supposed to have special qualities of excellence
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Origin and Etymology of melocoton
Spanish melocotón melocoton, peach, from Medieval Latin melum cotonium quince, alteration of Latin malum cotonium, from malum apple (from Greek mēlon) + cotonium, cotoneum quince — more at quince
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