Definition of Round kumquat

1. Noun. Shrub bearing round-fruited kumquats.

Exact synonyms: Fortunella Japonica, Marumi, Marumi Kumquat
Group relationships: Fortunella, Genus Fortunella
Generic synonyms: Cumquat, Kumquat, Kumquat Tree

Lexicographical Neighbors of Round Kumquat

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round character
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round down
round eminence
round fasciculus
round file
round foramen
round hand
round heart
round heart disease
round kumquat (current term)
round ligament
round ligament of elbow joint
round ligament of femur
round ligament of liver
round ligament of the uterus
round lot
round number
round numbers
round of applause
round of applauses
round of drinks
round of golf
round off

Literary usage of Round kumquat

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"The round kumquat is perhaps the most handsome of the citrous frs. because of its dwarf habit, much- branched twigs, and small, bright orange-colored frs. ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"The following are the two cultivated varieties commonly grown in the United States: Marumi (round kumquat) : Fr. round, small, • 4-1 . in. in diam. ..."

3. Culture of the Citrus in California by Byron Martin Lelong, California State Board of Horticulture (1902)
"Valuable for preserves and marmalades. round kumquat—natural size. ROUND.—Smaller than the Olive-shaped; fruit round, somewhat acid. ..."

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