Mac Dictionary’s definition:
variant spelling of kumquat .
kumquat |ˈkəmˌkwät| (also cumquat)
1 an orangelike fruit related to the citruses, with an edible sweet rind and acid pulp. It is eaten raw or used in preserves.
2 the eastern Asian shrub or small tree that yields this fruit and that hybridizes with citrus trees. • Genus Fortunella, family Rutaceae.
ORIGIN late 17th cent.: from Chinese ( Cantonese dialect) kam kwat ‘little orange.’
Who’s eaten this exotic fruit?