tangor

noun

tan·​gor
ˈtanˌjȯ(ə)r,
ˈtaŋˌgȯ-
plural -s
1
: a hybrid between the mandarin orange and the sweet orange usually having large deeply colored and easily peeled fruit
temple oranges are usually considered to be tangors
2
: the fruit of a tangor

Word History

Etymology

blend of tangerine and orange

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“Tangor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tangor. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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