Mandarin Orange Definition

noun
A small spiny evergreen tree (Citrus reticulata) native to Southeast Asia, widely cultivated for its sweet edible fruit.
American Heritage
The small, loose-skinned, orange-yellow to deep orange-red fruit of this tree.
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Other Word Forms of Mandarin Orange

Noun

Singular:
mandarin orange
Plural:
mandarin-oranges

Origin of Mandarin Orange

  • French mandarine from Spanish mandarina feminine of mandarín mandarin mandarin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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