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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
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On the heap of nuts lay a scrap of cardboard, on which was written in bold, blue chalk, "Best tangerine oranges, two a penny.
The sample C (liquor with base of tangerine) presented the highest mean of dry extract probably because during the spirit distillation we added the tangerine peel that increased the extraction of dense compound of the beverage.
MTI's "Tangerine Dream" ScaleMaster features a uniquely attractive tangerine color that will be available on only 500 units.
IPP Logipal, based at Meriden Business Park, will deliver its Tangerine Confectionery products to supermarket retailers and convenience stores across the UK and Ireland.
Confectionery giant Cadbury Schweppes yesterday sold off its Monkhill sugar confectionery and popcorn business to Tangerine Confectionery in a deal worth pounds 58 million.
Last night, searchers were wolf-whistling across Pakachoag Golf Course in the hopes that Tangerine might answer.
Zima Citrus, Zima Tangerine and Zima Pineapple Citrus are now available at participating grocery, liquor and convenience stores.
Flavors include Lemon Mint, Tangerine, Pomegranate and Ginger, with diet versions available in Lemon Mint, Tangerine and Ginger.
If you make yourself a smoothie, think about making the liquid half soy, rice, or almond milk and the other half orange or tangerine juice.
Her studies in auklet colonies in Alaska suggest that the tangerine scent intensifies during breeding season.
So, if you are like us and are a bit tired of the same-old-orange-juice-for-breakfast routine, try this tangerine juice.
To the left of the circle is pictured a scoop of the flavor the package contains, crowned with a bit of whatever makes the flavor; an image of cracked walnut for the Maple Walnut, a tangerine pip for the Tangerine Lemon, etc.