clementine

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

clem·en·tine

noun \ˈkle-mən-ˌtēn, -ˌtīn\

: a kind of orange that is small and sweet

Full Definition of CLEMENTINE

:  a small nearly seedless citrus fruit that is probably a hybrid between a tangerine and an orange

Origin of CLEMENTINE

French clémentine probably from Clément Rodier, French priest who discovered the hybrid ca. 1902
First Known Use: 1943

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