quiddany

noun

plural -es
obsolete
: a jelly or syrup made from fruit (as quinces)

Word History

Etymology

modification of obsolete French codignat (now cotignat), from Middle French, from Old Provençal codonat, codonhat, from codon quince, from Latin cotoneum

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“Quiddany.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quiddany. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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