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calamondin

[ kal-uh-muhn-duhn ]
/ ˈkæl əˌmʌn dən /
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noun

a small citrus tree, Citrofortunella mitis, of the Philippines.
the small, tart, tangerinelike fruit of this tree.

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Origin of calamondin

First recorded in 1925–35, calamondin is from the Tagalog word kalamunding
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British Dictionary definitions for calamondin

calamondin

calamondin orange

/ (ˈkæləˌmʌndɪn) /

noun

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

Word Origin for calamondin

from Tagalog kalamunding
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