satsuma

noun
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 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, NOLA.com, "Playing it safe on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day with smaller events across New Orleans," 29 Dec. 2020 Egg rolls are stuffed with local boudin and lacquered with satsuma pepper glaze. Beth D'addono, NOLA.com, "Trep's offers outdoor casual dining in Mid-City," 11 Jan. 2021 This is likely a condition young satsuma trees are prone to called puffy fruit. Dan Gill, NOLA.com, "Dan Gill's mailbag: Keep cast iron plant in shade, and dig up roses with as many roots as possible," 12 Aug. 2020 At six or more years since planting, the satsuma tree may start ripening normal fruit any year now. Dan Gill, NOLA.com, "Dan Gill's mailbag: Keep cast iron plant in shade, and dig up roses with as many roots as possible," 12 Aug. 2020 In a small pot, reduce white wine and satsuma juice and zest with shallots and garlic. National Geographic, "Whole Trout with Satsuma Beurre Blanc," 21 May 2020 In the pot with the satsuma and white wine reduction, turn off the heat and add cold butter gradually until texture thickens and becomes creamy. National Geographic, "Whole Trout with Satsuma Beurre Blanc," 21 May 2020 The hues represented different citrus varieties: navel, hamlin, satsuma, and so on. Duncan Strauss, BostonGlobe.com, "Dogs are helping save Florida’s citrus groves from a devastating disease," 18 Jan. 2020 There isn’t much more beautiful than a satsuma mandarin, palm-size and brilliant-hued, and usually sold with its rich green leaves still attached—the flavor is honeyed and the tiniest bit astringent, sparkling like champagne. Helen Rosner, The New Yorker, "Holiday Gift Guide for Foodies: From Murderous Mermaid Salt to Lamps Made Out of Croissants," 12 Dec. 2019

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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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Last Updated

28 Feb 2021

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“Satsuma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/satsuma. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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