calamondin

[kal-uh-muhn-duh n]

Origin of calamondin

First recorded in 1925–35, calamondin is from the Tagalog word kalamunding
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calamondin

calamondin orange

noun
  1. a small citrus tree, Citrus mitis, of the Philippines
  2. the acid-tasting fruit of this tree, resembling a small orange

Word Origin for calamondin

from Tagalog kalamunding
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