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Golden Apple

Golden apple is an English name for Bel (Hindu) or Bilva (Sanskrit): A thorny rutaceous tree ([AE]gle marmelos) of India, and its aromatic, orange-like fruit; -- called also Bengal quince, golden apple, wood apple. The fruit is used medicinally, and the rind yields a perfume and a yellow dye. http://dict.die.net/golden%20apple/ Goddess of youth and spring. Idun (Idunn) was the keeper of the golden apples of youth, that kept the gods young and immortal.
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