Quince vs Guava - What's the difference?

quince | guava |


As nouns the difference between quince and guava

is that quince is the pear-shaped fruit of a small tree of the rose family, Cydonia oblonga while guava is a tropical tree or shrub of the myrtle family, Psidium guajava.

quince

English

(wikipedia quince)

Noun

(en noun)
  • The pear-shaped fruit of a small tree of the rose family, Cydonia oblonga .
  • The deciduous tree bearing such fruit, native to Asia.
  • Derived terms

    * Japan quince * quince curculio

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    guava

    English

    (wikipedia guava)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A tropical tree or shrub of the myrtle family, Psidium guajava .
  • Its yellowish tropical fruit, 1¼ to 2 inches, globular or pear-shaped with thin, yellow, green or brown skin, is often made into jams and jellies. The meat is yellowish or pale green to pink in color.