sat·​su·​ma | \ sat-ˈsü-mə How to pronounce satsuma (audio) , ˈsat-sə- \

Definition of satsuma

1 : any of several cultivated cold-tolerant mandarin trees that bear medium-sized largely seedless fruits with thin smooth skin
2 : the fruit of a satsuma

Examples of satsuma in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Topics include new research on citrus canker in satsuma cultivars and post-disaster options for growers who experienced losses in the 2020 hurricane season., 7 Feb. 2021 Much of the food –like an amazing Duck Confit, served with satsuma jam and watercress— is sourced from Canty’s own farm in Maine. Jeanne O'brien Coffey, Forbes, 17 Mar. 2021 Any sensitive plants such as citrus (including satsuma, grapefruit and kumquat) that were not covered and given a heat source will have extensive damage. Calvin Finch, San Antonio Express-News, 26 Feb. 2021 Admission, which begins at $500-$700 for a table for two and climbs to $800-$1000 for four, includes a three-course repast with selections including Gulf fish ceviche, Wagyu beef cheeks and satsuma pie. Doug Maccash,, 29 Dec. 2020 Egg rolls are stuffed with local boudin and lacquered with satsuma pepper glaze. Beth D'addono,, 11 Jan. 2021 This is likely a condition young satsuma trees are prone to called puffy fruit. Dan Gill,, 12 Aug. 2020 At six or more years since planting, the satsuma tree may start ripening normal fruit any year now. Dan Gill,, 12 Aug. 2020 In a small pot, reduce white wine and satsuma juice and zest with shallots and garlic. National Geographic, 21 May 2020

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First Known Use of satsuma

1882, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for satsuma

Satsuma, former province in Kyushu, Japan

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The first known use of satsuma was in 1882

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“Satsuma.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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