honeybell

noun
hon·​ey·​bell | \ ˈhə-nē-ˌbel How to pronounce honeybell (audio) \

Definition of honeybell

: 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

First Known Use of honeybell

1967, in the meaning defined above

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“Honeybell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/honeybell. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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