American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth 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.
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.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A hybrid between the tangerine orange and the grapefruit, or pomelo; also, the fruit.
- 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
- Blend of tangerine and pomelo (Wiktionary)
- Blend of tangerine and pomelo. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Come splash when the moon is a tangelo and the Pisces pawn has knocked the Aries queen off the boardwalk.”
“He might be thinking about the well-being of his young wife, or the realities of imprisonment, or his prostate slowly growing to the size of a tangelo.”
“But what on earth is a tangelo – something they eat in Quebec?”
“Now, I zip to the Republic of Whole Foods for oh, a tangelo orange in the middle of the day (seriously) just because the store is close by, pretty to look at and fun to visit.”
“» Maybe Brand's not Always the Object from tangelo ideas - erniesblog”
“» Possibly my favorite .... from tangelo ideas - erniesblog”
“Catching grandma jamming a tangelo into my stocking.”
“Palinode: This duvet cover is less orange and more of a tangelo colour.”
“A tangelo or clementine brings a smile to my face and a pucker to my lips just thinking about it.”
“Ernie Mosteller has a riff about Southwest's home page ... an image that's all about Southwest, and not one bit about Ernie. tangelo ideas - erniesblog: November 2005.”
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