Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A hybrid citrus tree derived from grapefruit and tangerine, having aromatic fruit with a thin, smooth, moderately loose rind.
  • n. The fruit of this tree.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A citrus fruit that is a cross between a tangerine and a pomelo or a grapefruit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A hybrid between the tangerine orange and the grapefruit, or pomelo; also, the fruit.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A class of hybrids of the tangerine orange and the grape-fruit or pomelo. At least three of these hybrids have been secured by the United States Department of Agriculture.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. hybrid between grapefruit and mandarin orange; cultivated especially in Florida
  • n. large sweet juicy hybrid between tangerine and grapefruit having a thick wrinkled skin

Etymologies

Blend of tangerine and pomelo.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Blend of tangerine and pomelo (Wiktionary)

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