mandarin orange
mandarin orange man`da*rin" or"ange, n. 1. A shrub or small tree ({Citrus reticulata}) 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 Southeast Asia.

Syn: mandarin orange tree. [WordNet 1.5]

2. Same as {mandarin}[7]. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • mandarin orange — n a ↑mandarin …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mandarin orange — noun count a fruit similar to a small orange, but with looser skin …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • mandarin orange — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms mandarin orange : singular mandarin orange plural mandarin oranges a fruit similar to a small orange, but with looser skin …   English dictionary

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