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tangerine

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tangerine

noun tan·ger·ine \ˈtan-jə-ˌrēn, ˌtan-jə-ˈ\

: a small, sweet fruit that is like an orange with a loose skin which is easy to remove

: a deep orange-yellow color

Full Definition of TANGERINE

1
a :  any of various mandarin oranges that have usually deep orange skin and pulp; broadly :  mandarin 3b
b :  a tree producing tangerines
2
:  a moderate to strong reddish orange

Origin of TANGERINE

Tangerine (orange), from French Tanger Tangier, Morocco + English 1-ine
First Known Use: 1842

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