Definition of quince tree in US English:

quince tree

noun

  • The tree Cydonia oblonga (family Rosaceae), which bears quinces. Also (with distinguishing word): any of various trees or shrubs of the related genus Chaenomeles.

Origin

Middle English; earliest use found in Glossary of W. de Bibbesworth. From quince + tree.

Pronunciation

quince tree

/ˈkwɪns ˌtriː/