mandarin orange

mandarin orange

noun
mandarin ( def 4 ).

Origin:
1765–75

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mandarin orange

noun
1. 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 [syn: mandarin
2. a somewhat flat reddish-orange loose skinned citrus of China [syn: mandarin
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