cumquat vs kumquat what difference

what is difference between cumquat and kumquat

English

Noun

cumquat (plural cumquats)

  1. Alternative spelling of kumquat


English

Alternative forms

  • cumquat

Etymology

From Cantonese 柑橘 (gam1 gwat1) or 金橘 (gam1 gwat1, literally golden tangerine). Related to loquat – same second character.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈkʌmkwɑt/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈkʌmkwɒt/
  • Hyphenation: kum‧quat

Noun

kumquat (plural kumquats)

  1. A small, orange citrus-like fruit which is native to Asia (Citrus japonica, syn. Fortunella japonica).

Derived terms

  • citrangequat (Citrus × georgiana)
  • lemonquat (Citrus × japonica)
  • limequat (Citrus × floridana)
  • mandarinquat (Citrus japonica × Citrus reticulata)
  • orangequat
  • sunquat (Citrus × japonica)

Related terms

  • loquat

Translations

References

  • kumquat on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Citrus japonica on Wikispecies.Wikispecies
  • Citrus japonica on Wikimedia Commons.Wikimedia Commons

Italian

Noun

kumquat m (invariable)

  1. kumquat
    Synonym: mandarino cinese


Portuguese

Noun

kumquat m (plural kumquats)

  1. kumquat (small orange fruit)

Spanish

Noun

kumquat m (plural kumquats)

  1. kumquat
    Synonyms: naranjo chino, naranjo enano, quinoto

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