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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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To prepare this dessert for four people you will need 25g butter; eight tangerines, peeled and left whole; 1 tsp icing sugar; a splash of dark rum; two slices of ginger cake, crumbled; dark brown sugar; 150g butter; some cream; 5 tbsp crme fraiche.
You can also mince fresh citrus, such as tangerines, pink grapefruit, limes, or oranges, and add these to the salad dressing.
But the Tangerines saw red mist in the 53rd minute when the referee blew for a soft penalty.
The orange crop comprises about 80% of the state's total citrus crop; grapefruit is 16%; tangerines, tangelos, Temples, and K-early citrus make up the remaining 4%.
"We grow 17 different varieties of citrus," says Bronson, "and we're Florida's largest grower of Sunburst, Fallglo, and Ortanique tangerines."
The film is set during the 1992 Chechen conflict and tells the story of an Estonian tangerine farmer, who takes in a wounded soldier from each of the feuding Georgian and Chechen sides.
Mix the sour cream, tangerine zest, and vanilla together in a small bowl with a fork or small whisk.
KEEP your eyes peeled for a new variety of tangerine, twice the size of the normal version, that hits supermarkets tomorrow.
QUICK FIX MASCARPONE & TANGERINE MOUSSE WITH CRUSHED AMARETTI Ingredients (serves 6)
As an under-11 team, they played seven-a-side games as Letham Tangerines and they have been a striking success.