of the color tangerine; reddish-orange.
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How to use tangerine in a sentence
At first, his father tried to be nice to citrus growers by using less popular fruits like tangerines and grapefruit, but Ken remembers the results of these early trials as “dismal duds.”
On first sip, it seems to be assessing your worthiness to drink it, but with a few hours of air — even the next day — it unfurls flavors of orange and tangerine over blackberries and plums.At just $10, this Italian red blend is your ideal chocolate dessert pairing | Dave McIntyre | October 28, 2021 | Washington Post
Situated along a series of narrow ridgetops within Mark Twain National Forest, the road skirts bright crimson and tangerine-hued leaves before winter arrives.
Pour in Campari to fill the glass and float one more tangerine slice.
Please note: The faux-tangerine Dream soundtrack was not included with the computer.
A close second: thinking the public has the I.Q. of a tangerine.
The Kandy-Kolored tangerine-Flake Streamline Babyby Tom Wolfe The ur-text of New Journalism still bears rereading now.
Put the dried apricots into a saucepan with the water, and add the sugar and juices from the lemon and tangerine or orange.
A few mandarini—tangerine oranges—rolled on a plate for dessert.Sea and Sardinia | D. H. Lawrence
He waited, palpably waited, but Arlee continued to peel a tangerine with absorption, and the question had to come from him.The Palace of Darkened Windows | Mary Hastings Bradley
Very carefully she tore the tangerine skin into very little bits, her head bent over it.The Palace of Darkened Windows | Mary Hastings Bradley
The ex-Marine was munching on a Lebanese tangerine and watching the Nile boats below.The Egyptian Cat Mystery | Harold Leland Goodwin
I respect Billy, the adjutant, for his long service and the tangerine at the back of his neck.
British Dictionary definitions for tangerine (1 of 2)
an Asian citrus tree, Citrus reticulata, cultivated for its small edible orange-like fruits
the fruit of this tree, having a loose rind and sweet spicy flesh
a reddish-orange colour
(as adjective): a tangerine door
British Dictionary definitions for Tangerine (2 of 2)
a native of inhabitant of Tangier
of or relating to Tangier or its inhabitants
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