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English noun: mandarin orange

1. mandarin orange (plant) 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

SynonymsCitrus reticulata, mandarin, mandarin orange tree

Broader (hypernym)citrus, citrus tree

Narrower (hyponym)clementine, clementine tree, satsuma, satsuma tree, tangerine, tangerine tree

Part holonymmandarin, mandarin orange

Member meronymgenus Citrus

2. mandarin orange (food) a somewhat flat reddish-orange loose skinned citrus of China


Broader (hypernym)citrous fruit, citrus, citrus fruit

Narrower (hyponym)clementine, satsuma, tangerine

Part meronymCitrus reticulata, mandarin, mandarin orange, mandarin orange tree

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