Minneola tangelo

noun Min·ne·o·la tangelo \ ˌmi-nē-ˈō-lə- \
variants: or Minneola

Definition of Minneola tangelo

:a citrus fruit that is a hybrid between a tangerine and a grapefruit and that has a reddish orange rind and orange pulp and a prominent, rounded neck giving it a bell-shaped appearance
  • Minneolas can be recognized by their "little noses" and can be easily peeled by hand.
  • —Steve Petusevsky
called also honeybell

Origin and Etymology of minneola tangelo

after Minneola, town in Lake County, Florida


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