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satsuma

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noun sat·su·ma \sat-ˈsü-mə, ˈsat-sə-\

Definition of satsuma

  1. 1 :  any of several cultivated cold-tolerant mandarin trees that bear medium-sized largely seedless fruits with thin smooth skin

  2. 2 :  the fruit of a satsuma



Origin of satsuma

Satsuma, former province in Kyushu, Japan


First Known Use: 1882

Rhymes with satsuma


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