mandarin orange

noun

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Recent Examples on the Web The swamp pantry also offers oyster mushrooms that are found on decaying trees, fresh greens like the stalks of chadrons (the Cajun-French name for thistles), and satsumas—a variety of mandarin orange. National Geographic, "Gordon Ramsay Thrives off the Louisiana Land and Waterways," 20 May 2020 Aesop's hand balm has the same lush scent as the brand's most popular hand soap, with notes of mandarin orange, lavender, and rosemary leaf, and is packed with cocoa butter, shea butter, and sweet almond and coconut oils for maximum hand hydration. Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Skincare Tips Our Editors Swear By," 1 Apr. 2020 Without a sense of smell or taste, Leland lost much of her appetite with one strange exception: mandarin oranges and tangerines. oregonlive, "ICU nurse in Portland recovers from coronavirus: ‘I have never been so short of breath’," 18 Apr. 2020 In fact, 10 million years ago the animal may have been running around with a brain weighing half as much as a mandarin orange, according to a paper published Wednesday in Biology Letters. Veronique Greenwood, New York Times, "This Rodent Was Giant. Its Brain Was Tiny.," 12 Feb. 2020 In Malaysia, a social media rumor that mandarin oranges carry the virus caused some initial panic until health officials debunked it. Washington Post, "Stress, rumors, even violence: Virus fear goes viral," 21 Feb. 2020 And Lorenzo Dante Ferro of Friuli, Italy, created Amorvero Profumo, a bergamot, lemon and mandarin orange fragrance that wafts through the fit-for-a-principessa lounges and lobby of the plush Hotel Hassler Roma. Jennifer Barger, Washington Post, "A bed, a bath and a whiff of jasmine: Hotels try to lure customers with signature scents," 20 Sep. 2019 The Kiwanis Club of Westminster is holding its 42nd annual Florida Citrus Sale, offering navel oranges, pink grapefruit, juice oranges and Solzest mandarin oranges, direct from Florida. Lois Szymanski, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, "Central Carroll: Capitol Steps making fun of politicians to benefit The Arc Carroll County," 18 Nov. 2019 Our final lunch, somewhat mysteriously, was the turkey curry my mother always served the day after Thanksgiving, complete with her side dish, mandarin oranges. Nell Zink, Harper's magazine, "The Bird Angle," 28 Oct. 2019

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1771, in the meaning defined above

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“Mandarin orange.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mandarin%20orange. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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