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tangelo

[tan-juh-loh] /ˈtæn dʒəˌloʊ/
noun, plural tangelos.
1.
a hybrid citrus fruit, Citrus tangelo, that is a cross between the grapefruit and the tangerine and is cultivated in several varieties.
Origin of tangelo
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05; tang(erine) + (pom)elo
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tangelo

/ˈtændʒəˌləʊ/
noun (pl) -los
1.
a hybrid produced by crossing a tangerine tree with a grapefruit tree
2.
the fruit of this hybrid, having orange acid-tasting flesh
Word Origin
C20: from tang(erine) + (pom)elo
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Word Origin and History for tangelo
n.

"hybrid of a tangerine and a pomelo," 1904, the word formed like the fruit.

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