Tangerine meaning

tănjə-rēn, tănjə-rēn
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A widely cultivated variety of mandarin orange having deep red-orange fruit with easily separated segments.
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A strong reddish orange to strong or vivid orange.
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A variety of mandarin orange with a deep reddish-yellow color and segments that are easily separated.
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A deep reddish-yellow color.
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Any of several varieties of mandarin oranges.
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A deep yellowish-orange colour, like that of a tangerine fruit.

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A tree that produces tangerines.
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Of a deep yellowish-orange colour.
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From, or pertaining to Tangier.
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Of, or related to, Blackpool Football Club.
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A native or inhabitant of Tangier.
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Origin of tangerine

  • Short for tangerine orange after Tanger (Tangier), Morocco (the principal port from which the fruit was once shipped)

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

  • From French Tanger, after Tangier, Morocco.

    From Wiktionary