Meaning of membrillo in English:

membrillo

Pronunciation /mɛmˈbriːjəʊ/

noun

(also membrilla)
  • In Spain: a thick preserve made of quinces.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Alfred Edward Woodley Mason (1865–1948), novelist. From Spanish membrillo, (rarely) membrilla quince from classical Latin melimēla (plural) a variety of sweet apple, with alteration of form in Spanish probably arising from popular association with mimbre willow.