calamondin

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noun cal·a·mon·din \ˌka-lə-ˈmän-dən\

Definition of calamondin

  1. :  a small hybrid citrus tree (Citrofortunella mitis syn. Citrus mitis); also :  its small tart fruit resembling the mandarin and used especially in marmalades

Origin and Etymology of calamondin

Tagalog kalamundíng


First Known Use: circa 1928


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