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tan·ge·lo

 (tăn′jə-lō′)
n. pl. tan·ge·los
1. A hybrid citrus tree derived from a tangerine and a grapefruit or pomelo, having juicy flavorful fruit with a loose rind.
2. The fruit of this tree.

[Blend of tangerine and pomelo.]

tangelo

(ˈtændʒəˌləʊ)
n, pl -los
1. (Plants) a hybrid produced by crossing a tangerine tree with a grapefruit tree
2. (Plants) the fruit of this hybrid, having orange acid-tasting flesh
[C20: from tang(erine) + (pom)elo]

tan•ge•lo

(ˈtæn dʒəˌloʊ)

n., pl. -los.
a hybrid fruit that is a cross between a grapefruit and a tangerine.
[1900–05; tang (erine) + (pom) elo]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tangelo - hybrid between grapefruit and mandarin orangetangelo - hybrid between grapefruit and mandarin orange; cultivated especially in Florida
ugli, ugli fruit, tangelo - large sweet juicy hybrid between tangerine and grapefruit having a thick wrinkled skin
genus Citrus - orange; lemon; lime; etc.
citrus tree, citrus - any of numerous tropical usually thorny evergreen trees of the genus Citrus having leathery evergreen leaves and widely cultivated for their juicy edible fruits having leathery aromatic rinds
2.tangelo - large sweet juicy hybrid between tangerine and grapefruit having a thick wrinkled skintangelo - large sweet juicy hybrid between tangerine and grapefruit having a thick wrinkled skin
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
Citrus tangelo, tangelo, tangelo tree, ugli fruit - hybrid between grapefruit and mandarin orange; cultivated especially in Florida