Definition of codiniac in English:

codiniac

noun

historical
  • Marmalade or conserve, especially made from quinces.

Pronunciation

codiniac

/kəʊˈdɪnɪak/ /kəʊˈdɪnjak/

Origin

Mid 16th century. From Middle French codignac (also coudignac, coudougnac, codinac, cotignac; French cotignac, †codignac) quince marmalade, an alteration (after -ac compare below) of Old Occitan quodonat, codonat, codonhat quince marmalade from codon, codonh quince (from classical Latin cotōneus) + -at.