- a small citrus tree, Citrofortunella mitis, of the Philippines.
- the small, tart, tangerinelike fruit of this tree.
Origin of calamondin
First recorded in 1925–35, calamondin is from the Tagalog word kalamunding
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Examples from the Web for calamondin
The calamondin is widely distributed in the Philippines and occurs wild as well as cultivated.
The calamondin is quite drought resistant and would probably dwarf the scion.
Kining gidak-úna sa agridulsi manintabus, This size of calamondin is one centavo apiece.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan
John U. Wolff
- a small citrus tree, Citrus mitis, of the Philippines
- the acid-tasting fruit of this tree, resembling a small orange
from Tagalog kalamunding
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