calamondin

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cal·a·mon·din

 (kăl′ə-mŏn′dĭn)
n.
1. A small evergreen citrus tree (Citrofortunella ×mitis), widely cultivated as a houseplant for its glossy foliage and ornamental fruits.
2. The sour fruit of this plant, resembling a small tangerine and sometimes used as a flavoring or for beverages, sauces, or marmalades.

[Kapampangan (Malayo-Polynesian language of Luzon) kalamunding.]
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calamondin

(ˈkæləˌmʌndɪn) or

calamondin orange

n
1. (Plants) a small citrus tree, Citrus mitis, of the Philippines
2. (Plants) the acid-tasting fruit of this tree, resembling a small orange
[from Tagalog kalamunding]
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cal•a•mon•din

(ˈkæl əˌmʌn dən)

n.
1. a small citrus tree, Citrofortunella mitis, of the Philippines.
2. the small, tart, tangerinelike fruit of this tree.
[1925–35; < Tagalog kalamunding]
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