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tangerine:

see orangeorange,
name for a tree of the family Rutaceae (rue, or orange, family), native to China and Indochina, and for its fruit, the most important fresh fruit of international commerce.
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tangerine

[′tan·jə‚rēn]
(botany)
Any of several trees of the species Citrus reticulata; the fruit is a loose-skinned mandarin with a deep-orange or scarlet rind.

tangerine

1. an Asian citrus tree, Citrus reticulata, cultivated for its small edible orange-like fruits
2. the fruit of this tree, having a loose rind and sweet spicy flesh
3. 
a. a reddish-orange colour
b. (as adjective): a tangerine door
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