Mel`o*co*ton", Mel`o*co*toon" (?), n. [Sp. melocoton a kind of peach tree and its fruit, L. malum cotonium, or cotonea, or Cydonia, a quince, or quince tree, lit., apple of Cydonia, Gr. . See Quince.] Bot. (a)

A quince.


A kind of peach having one side deep red, and the flesh yellow.

[Written also malacatoon, malacotune.]


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