Definition of calamondin
: a small hybrid citrus tree (Citrofortunella microcarpa synonym Citrofortunella mitis synonym Citrus mitis) of warm regions cultivated chiefly as an ornamental; also : its small, tart, orange fruit resembling a mandarin or kumquat and yielding an acidic juice used especially as a flavoring agent or in beverages and marmalades ◆While the calamondin has been widely grown in the Philippines and Indonesia, it is thought to be native to China.
Origin and Etymology of calamondin
First Known Use: circa 1928See Words from the same year
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