Definition of Tangerine

1. Noun. A variety of mandarin orange.




2. Adjective. Of a strong reddish orange color.
Similar to: Chromatic

3. Noun. Any of various deep orange mandarins grown in the United States and southern Africa.
Generic synonyms: Mandarin, Mandarin Orange
Group relationships: Tangerine Tree

4. Noun. A reddish to vivid orange color.
Generic synonyms: Reddish Orange

Definition of Tangerine

1. n. 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.

Definition of Tangerine

1. Adjective. From, or pertaining to Tangier ¹

2. Adjective. Of, or related to, Blackpool Football Club ¹

3. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Tangier. ¹

4. Noun. Any of several varieties of mandarin oranges. ¹

5. Noun. A deep yellowish-orange colour, like that of a tangerine fruit. ¹

6. Noun. A tree that produces tangerines. ¹

7. Adjective. Of a deep yellowish-orange colour. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tangerine

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Medical Definition of Tangerine

1. A kind of orange, much like the mandarin, but of deeper colour and higher flavor. It is said to have been produced in America from the mandarin. Alternative forms: tangierine. Origin: Etymol. Uncertain. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tangerine

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tangerine (current term)
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Literary usage of Tangerine

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1. A Treatise on Citrus Culture in California: With a Description of the Best by California State Board of Horticulture, Byron Martin Lelong (1888)
"Ruby (tangerine species; ruby red). Golden Variegated (Mandarin species; ornamental). China S^veet (Mandarin species; of Florida origin). ..."

2. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Horticultural Society of London (1900)
"The resulting seedlings, as in the case of the tangerine Orange hybrids, mainly resemble the mother parent; but the Pomelo foliage being more markedly ..."

3. Plant-breeding: Being Six Lectures Upon the Amelioration of Domestic Plants by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1912)
"Hybrids of the tangerine and pomelo have given rise to a new group of fruits ... It is sweeter than the pomelo, but more sprightly acid than the tangerine. ..."

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