Kumquat meaning

kŭm'kwŏt'
Any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Fortunella, having small, edible, orangelike fruit.
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The fruit of any of these plants, having an acid pulp and a thin, edible rind.
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An orange-colored, oval fruit about the size of a small plum, with a sour pulp and a sweet rind, used in preserves and confections.
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A tree (genus Fortunella) of the rue family that bears this fruit.
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A small, orange citrus-like fruit which is native to Asia, Fortunella.
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Origin of kumquat

Cantonese gam1 gwat1 akin to Mandarin jīnjú jīn gold (from Middle Chinese kim) mandarin orange (from Middle Chinese kjyt) (probably akin to Khmer kwic)