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tangerine

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Plants, Food
tangerinetan‧ge‧rine /ˌtændʒəˈriːn/ noun  1 HBPDF[countable] a small sweet fruit like an orange with a skin that comes off easily2 [uncountable] a bright orange colourtangerine adjective
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tangerineThey're a cross between a grapefruit and a tangerine.The spiral rind of a tangerine sits in a white saucer in front of him.I ate so many tangerines that after a few weeks my palms and the bottoms of my feet turned yellow.Thyme is sometimes described as having aromas of peppermint, nutmeg, tangerine, pine, coconut, and varnish.Add the remaining tangerines and the brandy, then simmer for 10 min.Peel the tangerines and break into segments.His son trucks the tangerines and apples to the provincial capital, and even down into Henan province.You can add some Oriental crunch to the entree with a crisp fresh salad enlivened with tangerines or oranges.
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