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Meaning of TANGERINE

Pronunciation:  `tanju'reen

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a reddish to vivid orange color
  2. [n]  any of various deep orange mandarins grown in the United States and southern Africa
  3. [n]  a variety of mandarin orange
  4. [adj]  of a strong reddish orange color
 

TANGERINE is a 9 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: chromatic, tangerine tree
 
 See Also: Citrus reticulata, mandarin, mandarin, mandarin orange, mandarin orange, mandarin orange tree, reddish orange, tangerine, tangerine, tangerine tree

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tan"ger*ine`\, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Bot.)
A kind of orange, much like the mandarin, but of deeper color
and higher flavor. It is said to have been produced in
America from the mandarin. [Written also {tangierine}.]

 

 

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