membrillo

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin melimēlum (sweet apple), from Ancient Greek μελίμηλον (melímēlon), from μέλι (méli, honey) + μῆλον (mêlon, apple).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /memˈbɾiʝo/, [mẽmˈbɾi.ʝo]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /memˈbɾiʎo/, [mẽmˈbɾi.ʎo]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /memˈbɾiʃo/, [mẽmˈbɾi.ʃo]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /memˈbɾiʒo/, [mẽmˈbɾi.ʒo]

Noun[edit]

membrillo m (plural membrillos)

  1. quince (fruit)
  2. quince (tree)
    Synonym: membrillero

Derived terms[edit]