Origin of kumquat
Examples from the Web for kumquat
I love the sweet-tart taste of fresh cranberries, and the combination with kumquat is the perfect pitch.
The Kumquat comes true to seed, and may also be propagated by grafting and budding.Fruits of the Hawaiian Islands|Gerrit Parmile Wilder
British Dictionary definitions for kumquat
Word Origin for kumquat
Word Origin and History for kumquat
1690s, from Chinese (Cantonese) kamkwat, from kam "golden" + kwat "orange." Cantonese dialectal form of Chinese kin-ku.