mandarin orange


Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Ng describes it as a mix between lemon and mandarin orange, with underlying notes of lime and grapefruit. Emily Laurence, Good Housekeeping, 4 Jan. 2023 From the kitchen, there's King Crab fried rice ($20.88) with miso butter, bacon and Fresno chili pepper or orange chicken ($16.88) served with bok choy, mandarin orange and orange zest. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 7 May 2021 Appealing aromas of mandarin orange, yellow peach and strawberry aromas. Tom Hyland, Forbes, 27 Dec. 2022 Sweet variations like strawberry-pretzel and mandarin orange are still popular in the Midwest, as is a fruity cranberry rendition that tastes great at Thanksgiving. Eric Kim, New York Times, 26 Oct. 2022 The aromatic fougére cologne features a spicy heart of Somalian frankincense and cardamom, with effervescent top notes of mandarin orange and French lavender. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 30 Sep. 2022 The fragrance features pomegranate, mandarin orange, pine, cloves, and cinnamon (plus a hint of vanilla and amber!), making this seasonal scent a true delight. Sarah Wolf Halverson, Better Homes & Gardens, 17 Nov. 2022 The top notes of Happy are packed with zingy citrus aromas, including mandarin orange, kaffir lime, calamansi (also known as Philippine lime) and lemon. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 7 Nov. 2022 The wine’s creamy mouthfeel showcases flavors like red raspberries, mandarin orange, lime zest and saline. Michael Alberty, oregonlive, 22 Oct. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1771, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of mandarin orange was in 1771

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“Mandarin orange.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Mar. 2023.

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