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murcott

or murcot

[mur-kot] /ˈmɜr kɒt/
noun
1.
a thin-skinned, juicy variety of tangerine.
Origin of murcott
allegedly named after Charles Murcott Smith, Florida grower
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  • Flo I owe you much, Mr. murcott, more than I can ever repay.

    Our American Cousin Tom Taylor
  • Flo You'll keep your promise and make Mr. murcott your clerk, papa?

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  • murcott sitting on barrel, R. Door in flat with staircase discovered, dark.

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