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How to Pronounce quince?

Correct pronunciation for the word "quince" is [kwˈɪns], [kwˈɪns], [k_w_ˈɪ_n_s].

"Quince" in context

Quince is a one-of-a-kind fruit from the rose family that looks similar to an apple but is a bit bigger and rounder. It has a surprisingly sweet, but very tart flavor, which is why it is not as widely eaten as other fruits. Raw quince is often used for jams, jellies, and pies. It can also be poached, baked, or added to savory dishes. The fruit is particularly popular in the Middle East and Mediterranean where it is commonly served with cinnamon, sugar, and honey. Quince can even be made into an alcoholic beverage when fermented after a few days in the sun.

What are similar-sounding words for quince?

Usage over time for quince:

This graph shows how "quince" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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