Origin of clementineFrench clémentine
a small, orange-colored citrus fruit, grown mainly in the W Mediterranean region, that may be a variety or a hybrid of the tangerine
a feminine name
Origin of ClementineFrench from Classical Latin Clemens: see Clement
A deep red-orange, often seedless mandarin orange.
Origin of clementineFrench clémentine after Father Clément Rodier (1829-1904), French missionary in Algeria in whose orphanage the variety was found growing
- A type of small, sweet orange, the result of a cross between a tangerine and Seville orange.
From French clémentine, named for Clément Rodier, the French missionary said to have first bred it.
(comparative more Clementine, superlative most Clementine)
- A female given name borrowed from French Clémentine in the 19th century.
- On these two letters which are found in the Clementine Homilies, see Smith's Dict.
- Of the Clementine Homilies.
- The homily originally known as the Second Epistle of Clement (for this ascription, as for other details, see Clementine Literature).
- Schwegler published also an edition of the Clementine Homilies (1847), and of Eusebius's Ecclesiastical History (1852); in philosophy Ubersetzung and Erlciuterung der aristot.
- Moreover, the wide currency in early times of the tradition of the single-year ministry (Ptolemaeus, ap. Iren, loc. cit.; Clementine Homilies, xvii.