from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A widely cultivated variety of mandarin orange having deep red-orange fruit with easily separated segments.
- n. A strong reddish orange to strong or vivid orange.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of several varieties of mandarin oranges.
- n. A deep yellowish-orange colour, like that of a tangerine fruit.
- n. A tree that produces tangerines.
- adj. Of a deep yellowish-orange colour.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of orange, much like the mandarin, but of deeper color and higher flavor. It is said to have been produced in America from the mandarin.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Relating to Tangiers, an important seaport of Morocco, on the Strait of Gibraltar.
- n. An inhabitant of Tangiers.
- n. [lowercase] A Tangerine orange. See orange. Also spelled tangierine.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of a strong reddish orange color
- n. a variety of mandarin orange
- n. a reddish to vivid orange color
- n. any of various deep orange mandarins grown in the United States and southern Africa
Short for tangerine orange, after Tanger (Tangier), Morocco.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French Tanger, after Tangier, Morocco. (Wiktionary)