quince

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French cooing (modern coing), from Late Latin cotōneum < mālum cotōneum, a variant of mālum Cydonium (Cydonian apple), translating Ancient Greek μήλον κυδώνιον (mḗlon kudṓnion).

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quince (plural quinces)

  1. The pear-shaped fruit of a small tree of the rose family, Cydonia oblonga.
  2. The deciduous tree bearing such fruit, native to Asia.

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Asturian[edit]

Asturian cardinal numbers
14 15 16
    Cardinal : quince
    Ordinal : decimoquintu

Etymology[edit]

From Latin quīndecim.

Numeral[edit]

quince (indeclinable)

  1. (cardinal) fifteen

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Galician[edit]

Galician cardinal numbers
14 15 16
    Cardinal : quince
    Ordinal : décimo quinto

Etymology[edit]

From Latin quīndecim.

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Numeral[edit]

quince (indeclinable)

  1. (cardinal) fifteen

Spanish[edit]

Spanish cardinal numbers
14 15 16
    Cardinal : quince
    Ordinal : decimoquinto

Etymology[edit]

From Latin quīndecim.

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quince

  1. (cardinal) fifteen

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