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NOUN (1)

1. shrub or small tree having flattened globose fruit with very sweet aromatic pulp and thin yellow-orange to flame-orange rind that is loose and easily removed; native to southeastern Asia;
[syn: mandarin, mandarin orange, mandarin orange tree, Citrus reticulata]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Mandarin \Man`da*rin"\, n. [Pg. mandarim, from Malay mantr[imac] minister of state, prop. a Hind. word, fr. Skr. mantrin a counselor, manira a counsel, man to think.] 1. A Chinese public officer or nobleman; a civil or military official in China and Annam. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence: A powerful government official or bureaucrat, especially one who is pedantic and has a strong sense of his own importance and privelege. [PJC] 3. Hence: A member of an influential, powerful or elite group, espcially within artistic or intellectual circles; -- used especially of elder members who are traditionalist or conservative about their specialties. [PJC] 5. The form of the Chinese language spoken by members of the Chinese Imperial Court an officials of the empire. [PJC] 6. Any of several closely related dialects of the Chinese language spoken by a mojority of the population of China, the standard variety of which is spoken in the region around Beijing. [PJC] 7. (Bot.) A small flattish reddish-orange loose-skinned orange, with an easily separable rind. It is thought to be of Chinese origin, and is counted a distinct species (Citrus reticulata formerly Citrus nobilis); called also mandarin orange and tangerine. [1913 Webster] Mandarin language, the spoken or colloquial language of educated people in China. Mandarin yellow (Chem.), an artificial aniline dyestuff used for coloring silk and wool, and regarded as a complex derivative of quinoline. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

mandarin orange \man`da*rin" or"ange\, n. 1. A shrub or small tree (Citrus reticulata) having flattened globose fruit with very sweet aromatic pulp and thin yellow-orange to flame-orange rind that is loose and easily removed; native to Southeast Asia. Syn: mandarin orange tree. [WordNet 1.5] 2. Same as mandarin[7]. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Citrus reticulata n 1: shrub or small tree having flattened globose fruit with very sweet aromatic pulp and thin yellow-orange to flame- orange rind that is loose and easily removed; native to southeastern Asia [syn: mandarin, mandarin orange, mandarin orange tree, Citrus reticulata]