mandarin orange


Examples of mandarin orange in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The fragrance includes grapefruit, and mandarin orange as the top fragrance with a middle scent of sea water & juniper, then wrapping up with the amberood and musk base. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 5 Apr. 2024 The best finish is a moist peanut financier served with sparkling mandarin orange sorbet and dabs of silky chocolate cremeaux. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, 22 Mar. 2024 There are multiple explanations for why mandarin oranges have come to be considered such a lucky symbol—a major part of which comes from mere pronunciation. TIME, 2 Feb. 2024 But the country’s historical love of mandarin oranges has nevertheless proven perennial, commonly associated with luxury, bought as gifts, and enjoyed all year round. TIME, 2 Feb. 2024 Meanwhile, in Japan’s Wakayama prefecture, famous for growing mandarin oranges, there’s a shrine dedicated to the god of the mikan, also known as the satsuma mandarin. TIME, 2 Feb. 2024 For dessert, Puck would serve mandarin orange crème brûlée in sake cups. Gary Baum, The Hollywood Reporter, 2 Dec. 2023 Votive Candle Housed in a glass vessel with a gold pattern, this 2-ounce Nest candle has notes of mandarin orange, cloves, cinnamon, pomegranate, and pine, plus hints of amber and vanilla. Isabel Garcia, Peoplemag, 10 Nov. 2023 Heaps of mushrooms, zucchini spirals, red cabbage, carrots, peas, mandarin orange segments, cashews and a pile of soba noodles were packed beautifully into a giant bowl. Mara Severin | Eating Out, Anchorage Daily News, 27 Apr. 2023

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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 Jun. 2024.

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