Definition of Kumquat tree
1. Noun. Any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Fortunella bearing small orange-colored edible fruits with thick sweet-flavored skin and sour pulp.
Terms within: Kumquat
Generic synonyms: Citrus, Citrus Tree
Group relationships: Fortunella, Genus Fortunella
Specialized synonyms: Fortunella Japonica, Marumi, Marumi Kumquat, Round Kumquat, Fortunella Margarita, Nagami, Nagami Kumquat, Oval Kumquat
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Literary usage of Kumquat tree
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1917)
"The kumquat tree, under favorable circumstances, reaches a height of 10 or 12 feet and forms a compact, symmetrical, and handsome head. ..."
2. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences by Washington Academy of Sciences (1915)
"7955; February 18, 1915), consisting of a branch of an oval kumquat tree growing in a greenhouse of the Department of Agriculture at Washington, ..."
3. Bulletin (1902)
"The Size, of the kumquat tree. The largest and most symmetrical kumquat bushes with which the writer is acquainted are those growing in the grove of Mr. ..."
4. Model of Community Policing: The Singapore Story by David H. Bayley (1996)
"A man complained that excess water ran down the stairwell from a small kumquat tree that a neighbor kept outside her door. The officer mentioned the problem ..."