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minneola

[min-ee-oh-luh]
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noun
  1. a juicy, pear-shaped variety of tangelo.
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Historical Examples

  • So Sycamore Ridge and Minneola, being rival towns, had to fight.

    A Certain Rich Man</p>

    William Allen White

  • And there would be dances and parties, and coming from Minneola and going back there would be much singing.

    A Certain Rich Man</p>

    William Allen White

  • Certainly that was a proper subject considering the fact that corn has been growing over the site of Minneola for twenty years.

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    William Allen White

  • Jane was with her parents in Minneola, and Barclay had come to his office without eating, from the stable where he left his team.

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    William Allen White

  • So that it was five o'clock in the evening before he could start to Minneola for his wedding.

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    William Allen White


British Dictionary definitions for minneola

minneola

noun
  1. a juicy citrus fruit that is a cross between a tangerine and a grapefruit

Word Origin

C20: perhaps from Mineola, Texas
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