adjective or noun see Tangier

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  • tangerine — [ tɑ̃ʒ(ə)rin ] n. f. • 1946; mot angl. « mandarine », proprt « (orange) de Tanger » ♦ Hybride de mandarine et d orange, à saveur acidulée. ● tangerine nom féminin (anglais tangerine, de Tanger) Nom générique des variétés de mandarines à épiderme… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Tangerine — Tangerine, FL U.S. Census Designated Place in Florida Population (2000): 826 Housing Units (2000): 348 Land area (2000): 1.153791 sq. miles (2.988305 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.649145 sq. miles (1.681277 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.802936 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • tangerine — (n.) 1842, from tangerine orange (1841) an orange from Tangier, seaport in northern Morocco, from which it was originally imported to Britain. The place name is from L. Tinge. As a color name, attested from 1899 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Tangerine — Tan ger*ine , n. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Bot.) A kind of orange, much like the mandarin, but of deeper color and higher flavor. It is said to have been produced in America from the mandarin. [Written also {tangierine}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tangerine — ► NOUN 1) a small citrus fruit with a loose skin, especially one of a variety with deep orange red skin. 2) a deep orange red colour. ORIGIN from Tanger, the former name of Tangier in Morocco, from where the fruit was exported …   English terms dictionary

  • tangerine — [tan΄jə rēn′, tan′jə rēn΄] n. [< Fr Tanger, TANGIER + INE1] 1. a variety of mandarin orange with a deep reddish yellow color and segments that are easily separated 2. a deep reddish yellow color …   English World dictionary

  • Tangerine — This article is about the citrus fruit. For other uses, see Tangerine (disambiguation). Tangerine Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Tangerine —  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Tangerine (musique).  Citrus ×tangerina …   Wikipédia en Français

  • tangerine — /tan jeuh reen , tan jeuh reen /, n. 1. Also called mandarin, mandarin orange. any of several varieties of mandarin, cultivated widely, esp. in the U.S. 2. deep orange; reddish orange. adj. 3. of the color tangerine; reddish orange. [TANG(I)ER +… …   Universalium

  • tangerine — [18] The tangerine was originally exported to Britain, in the 1840s, from the Moroccan port of Tangier, and so it was called the Tangerine orange (Tangerine started life as an adjective meaning ‘of Tangier’: ‘an old Tangerine captain with a… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

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