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(Plants) a large juicy yellow-skinned citrus fruit of the Caribbean: a cross between a tangerine, grapefruit, and orange. Also called: UGLI fruit
[C20: probably an alteration of ugly, referring to its wrinkled skin]
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(ˈʌg li)
Trademark. a large, sweet variety of tangelo, of Jamaican origin, having rough, wrinkled, yellowish skin.
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Noun1.Ugli - large sweet juicy hybrid between tangerine and grapefruit having a thick wrinkled skinugli - 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
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I do not tell students in advance exactly why I am having them take this assessment and do not label it as a "negotiation style" assessment so that I can make special pairings for the "ugli oranges" exercise, with concentrations or mixtures of the various styles in the pairings.
He reckons that Monstradamus and Nutscracker are the horns, Ariadne is the labyrinth, UGLI 666 is the past, Organizm(-: is the future, and Romeo-y-Cohiba and IsoldA together are the double-headed axe.
1 THE Ugli fruit is a member of the citrus family and is so called because of its appearance.
"The boats are highly sought after and actually have a cult following with a website dedicated to these 'Ugli Boats.' I had big plans and a brigade of friends to help me with the construction."
"I suppose, by comparison with an ugli fruit, for example, one might consider grapes to be good-looking," I said, "but that, I would submit, is more due to the ugliness of the ugli than the beauty of the grape.
Less popular varieties include citron, kaffir lime, bitter orange, pomelo, Ugli fruit, yuzu, and tangelo.
Courthouse." The novel then proceeds to the late 1980s, at which point Popper, at the University of Michigan (and, more specifically, in the basement of a structure that every Wolverine knows all too well, the aptly named UGLi) meets a girl, but the novel soon flashes back again, musing on the question of origin and inheritance, how we become who it is we turn out to be.
England finished fourth of the 27 teams on the appropriatelynamed Ugli Canal, with winners France taking the gold by targeting tiny fry and bleak on size 26 hooks and joker hook baits.