noun, plural tangelos.
a hybrid citrus fruit, Citrus tangelo, that is a cross between the grapefruit and the tangerine and is cultivated in several varieties.

1900–05; tang(erine) + (pom)elo

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tangelo (ˈtændʒəˌləʊ)
n , pl -los
1.  a hybrid produced by crossing a tangerine tree with a grapefruit tree
2.  the fruit of this hybrid, having orange acid-tasting flesh
[C20: from tang(erine) + (pom)elo]

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"hybrid of a tangerine and a pomelo," 1904, the word formed like the fruit.
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tangerine pomelo cross
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