• The tangerine (Citrus tangerina) is an orange-colored citrus fruit that is closely related to, or possibly a type of, mandarin orange (Citrus reticulata).
  • The name was first used for fruit coming from Tangiers, Morocco, described as a mandarin variety. Under the Tanaka classification system, Citrus tangerina is considered a separate species.
  • Tangerines are smaller than common oranges, and are usually easier to peel and to split into segments. The taste is considered less sour, as well as sweeter and stronger, than that of an orange.
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    Definition of Tangerine in English Dictionary

  • NounPLTangerinesSUF-ine
    1. A native or inhabitant of Tangier.
    2. Adjective
      1. From, or pertaining to Tangier.
        1. Of or related to Blackpool Football Club.
          1. They may have finished 11 points behind West Ham and lost both league games, conceding eight goals, but the Tangerine dream remains alive. Holloway said: “We won’t get a bigger test than West Ham but we’ve got one chance. If you’d asked me last summer when I lost all those players I’d have said this was a dead duck, but we don’t lie down at this club.”
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Morphemes
            • Suffixes
              • Words by suffix
                • Words suffixed with -ine
            • Nouns
              • Countable nouns
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            Meaning of Tangerine for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "Tangerine" is an adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
            Definiteness: Level 1
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