hon·​ey·​bell ˈhə-nē-ˌbel How to pronounce honeybell (audio)
: minneola tangelo
For those unfamiliar with honeybells, they are a hybrid of a tangerine and a pomelo, or grapefruit. Similar in appearance to oranges, they're distinguished by their taste—more mild, less sweet.Caitlin Johnston

Word History

First Known Use

1967, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of honeybell was in 1967

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Cite this Entry

“Honeybell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/honeybell. Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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