Definition of quiddany in English:

quiddany

(also quiddony)

noun

rare, historical
  • A thick syrup or jelly made from fruit, especially quinces.

Origin

Early 17th century. Apparently from French codignat fruit jelly, although the form of the first syllable is unexpected: perhaps altered by association with quince, coyn.

Pronunciation

quiddany

/ˈkwɪdəni//ˈkwɪd(ə)ni/