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Noun: mandarin orange  'man-du-rin 'or-unj or 'man-du-rin 'ór-inj [N. Amer], 'man-du-rin 'ó-rinj [Brit]
  1. Shrub or small tree having flattened globose fruit with very sweet aromatic pulp and thin yellow-orange to flame-orange rind that is loose and easily removed; native to southeastern Asia
    - mandarin, mandarin orange tree, Citrus reticulata
  2. A somewhat flat reddish-orange loose skinned citrus of China
    - mandarin

Derived forms: mandarin oranges

Type of: citrous fruit, citrus, citrus fruit, citrus tree

Part of: genus Citrus

Encyclopedia: Mandarin orange