quince

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quince

(kwints),
The edible fruit of Cydonia oblongata (family Rosaceae); the seeds have demulcent properties.

quince (kwins),

n Latin name:
Cydonia oblonga; parts used: seeds, fruit; uses: diarrhea, gonorrhea, dysentery, thrush, sore throat, canker sores, gum conditions, possible treatment for cancer; precautions: pregnancy, lactation; seeds are toxic. Also called
common quince or
golden apple.

quince