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Ugli

[ uhg-lee ]
/ ˈʌg li /
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Trademark.

a large, sweet variety of tangelo, of Jamaican origin, having rough, wrinkled, yellowish skin.

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British Dictionary definitions for Ugli

UGLI
/ (ˈʌɡlɪ) /

noun plural UGLIS or UGLIES trademark

a large juicy yellow-skinned citrus fruit of the Caribbean: a cross between a tangerine, grapefruit, and orangeAlso called: UGLI fruit
C20: probably an alteration of ugly, referring to its wrinkled skin
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