- clement xiv,
- clemente, roberto walker,
- clementi, muzio,
- clenched fist sign,
Origin of clementine
Examples from the Web for clementine
Clementine Creevy is shown with her blond rocker locks swaying across her face.The Dark Rock Star Fantasy of Saint Laurent’s Hedi Slimane|Liza Foreman|September 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Desi, who we know is deeply in love with his girlfriend, Clementine, passionately kisses her.The Excellent Season 3 Finale of ‘Girls’ Caps Off Its Best Season Yet|Marlow Stern|March 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
God forbid that I should marry Clementine in spite of you, in spite of herself.
Clementine did not meet me as if I were of no interest to her; far from it.
Having read it, he put it into his pocket in a manner which prevented Clementine or Adam from speaking of it.Paz|Honore de Balzac
There was no one there except Clementine and the two stockbrokers; and I waited eagerly for news of her.Memoirs of My Dead Life|George Moore
Clementine was pretty enough to be admired in a city of eight hundred thousand.
Word Origin for clementine
"cross between tangerine and sour orange," 1926, from French clémentine (1902). Originally an accidental hybrid said to have been discovered by (and named for) Father Clement Rodier in the garden of his orphanage in Misserghin, near Oran, Algeria. Introduced into U.S. and grown at Citrus Research Center in Riverside, Calif., as early as 1909.
1705, in reference to various popes who took the name Clement (see clement (adj.)), especially of the edition of the Vulgate issued due to Pope Clement V (1309-14).
fem. proper name, from fem. of Clement (see clement (adj.)).
An American folksong (see folk music). Its refrain is:
Oh my darling, oh my darling,
Oh my darling Clementine!
You are lost and gone forever,
Dreadful sorry, Clementine.
(See also forty-niners.)