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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

tangerine

[ˌtændʒəˈriːn] ntangerine f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

tangerine

n (also tangerine orange)Mandarine f
adj (colour) → stark orange, rötlich orange
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

tangerine

(tӕndʒəˈriːn) noun
a type of small orange that has a sweet taste and is easily peeled.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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
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