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  1. a large, sweet variety of tangelo, of Jamaican origin, having rough, wrinkled, yellowish skin.
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British Dictionary definitions for ugli


noun plural UGLIS or UGLIES trademark
  1. a large juicy yellow-skinned citrus fruit of the Caribbean: a cross between a tangerine, grapefruit, and orangeAlso called: UGLI fruit
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Word Origin

C20: probably an alteration of ugly, referring to its wrinkled skin
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