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mandarin Loose‐skinned citrus fruit, Citrus reticulata or C. nobilio. Varieties include satsumas and tangerines (although all three names are used indiscriminately) with various hybrids including tangelo, tangor, temple, clementine.

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mandarin

mandarin (mandarine) Type of orange popular because of its sweet flavour. The tangerine is a flattish, loose-skinned species of mandarin. Family Rutaceae; species Citrus reticulata.

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mandarin2 small kind of orange. XIX. — F. mandarine, fem. of mandarin (see prec.); prob. so named from the yellow of mandarins' costume.

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