mandarin orange

Definitions of mandarin orange
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n shrub or small tree having flattened globose fruit with very sweet aromatic pulp and thin yellow-orange to flame-orange rind that is loose and easily removed; native to southeastern Asia

Synonyms:
Citrus reticulata, mandarin, mandarin orange tree
Types:
tangerine, tangerine tree
a variety of mandarin orange
clementine, clementine tree
a variety of mandarin orange that is grown around the Mediterranean and in South Africa
satsuma, satsuma tree
a variety of mandarin orange
Type of:
citrus, citrus tree
any of numerous tropical usually thorny evergreen trees of the genus Citrus having leathery evergreen leaves and widely cultivated for their juicy edible fruits having leathery aromatic rinds

n a somewhat flat reddish-orange loose skinned citrus of China

Synonyms:
mandarin
Types:
clementine
a mandarin orange of a deep reddish orange color and few seeds
satsuma
medium-sized largely seedless mandarin orange with thin smooth skin
tangerine
any of various deep orange mandarins grown in the United States and southern Africa
Type of:
citrous fruit, citrus, citrus fruit
any of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp; grown in warm regions

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