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tan·ger·ine

 (tăn′jə-rēn′, tăn′jə-rēn′)
n.
1. A widely cultivated variety of mandarin orange having deep red-orange fruit with easily separated segments.
2. A strong reddish orange to strong or vivid orange.

[Short for tangerine orange, after Tanger (Tangier), Morocco (the principal port from which the fruit was once shipped).]

tan′ger·ine′ adj.

tangerine

(ˌtændʒəˈriːn)
n
1. (Plants) an Asian citrus tree, Citrus reticulata, cultivated for its small edible orange-like fruits
2. (Plants) the fruit of this tree, having a loose rind and sweet spicy flesh
3. (Colours)
a. a reddish-orange colour
b. (as adjective): a tangerine door.
[C19: from Tangier]

Tangerine

(ˌtændʒəˈriːn)
n
(Placename) a native of inhabitant of Tangier
adj
(Placename) of or relating to Tangier or its inhabitants

tan•ge•rine

(ˌtæn dʒəˈrin, ˈtæn dʒəˌrin)

n.
1. any of several varieties of mandarin, cultivated widely, esp. in the U.S.
2. deep orange; reddish orange.
adj.
3. of the color tangerine; reddish orange.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tangerine - a variety of mandarin orangetangerine - a variety of mandarin orange  
tangerine - any of various deep orange mandarins grown in the United States and southern Africa
Citrus reticulata, mandarin, mandarin orange, mandarin orange tree - shrub or small tree having flattened globose fruit with very sweet aromatic pulp and thin yellow-orange to flame-orange rind that is loose and easily removed; native to southeastern Asia
2.tangerine - any of various deep orange mandarins grown in the United States and southern Africa
mandarin orange, mandarin - a somewhat flat reddish-orange loose skinned citrus of China
tangerine, tangerine tree - a variety of mandarin orange
3.tangerine - a reddish to vivid orange color
reddish orange - an orange color closer to red than to yellow
Adj.1.tangerine - of a strong reddish orange color
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
Translations
فاكِهَة يوسُف أفَنْدييُوسُفِيّ
mandarinka
tangerin
mandariini
mandarina
tangerína
mandarinotangerino
タンジェリン
탄제린 귤
mandarīns
tangerína
mandarina
tangerin
ผลส้มจีน
quả quýt

tangerine

[ˌtændʒəˈriːn] Nmandarina f, tangerina f

tangerine

[ˌtændʒəˈriːn] ntangerine f

tangerine

n (also tangerine orange)Mandarine f
adj (colour) → stark orange, rötlich orange

tangerine

(tӕndʒəˈriːn) noun
a type of small orange that has a sweet taste and is easily peeled.

tangerine

يُوسُفِيّ mandarinka tangerin Mandarine μανταρίνι mandarina mandariini mandarine mandarina mandarino タンジェリン 탄제린 귤 mandarijntje mandarin mandarynka tangerina мандарин tangerin ผลส้มจีน mandalina quả quýt 橘子
References in classic literature ?
On the heap of nuts lay a scrap of cardboard, on which was written in bold, blue chalk, "Best tangerine oranges, two a penny.
Now Ian Holloway's Tangerines are 6-4 with Hills to be bottom of the table on Christmas Day and evens to be bottom on the last day.
HERE'S a really quick recipe that's ideal at the moment, as there are plenty of tangerines around.
As an under-11 team, they played seven-a-side games as Letham Tangerines and they have been a striking success.
CHRISTMAS is traditionally the time of year for exchanging tangerines.
Grate rind of 1 or 2 tangerines to yield 1 teaspoon peel.
However, Kurowska says her latest data indicate tangerines may offer cholesterol-modulating flavonoids that are even more effective.
Five of them--watermelons, tangerines, mangos, persimmons, and apricots-- are rich in both A and C.
1 TANGERINES are a variety of Mandarin orange and are native to south-eastern Asia.
1 cup fresh tangerine juice (from about 4 tangerines)
The 30-year-old dad had bought the tangerines as part of his monthly shop at Sainsbury's store in Drumchapel, Glasgow.
If you go to Chinatown during the celebration, he noted, you'll find tangerines, pomelos and red envelopes (which are filled with money and given to children and single people to wish them good luck and good fortune) in the stores.