calamondin

noun cal·a·mon·din \ ˌka-lə-ˈmän-dən \

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
Note: While the calamondin has been widely grown in the Philippines and Indonesia, it is thought to be native to China.

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Origin and Etymology of calamondin

Tagalog kalamundíng


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