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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. a variety of mandarin orange;
[syn: tangerine, tangerine tree]

2. any of various deep orange mandarins grown in the United States and southern Africa;

3. a reddish to vivid orange color;


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. of a strong reddish orange color;


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:

Tangerine \Tan"ger*ine`\, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Bot.) A kind of orange, much like the mandarin, but of deeper color and higher flavor. It is said to have been produced in America from the mandarin. [Written also tangierine.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

colorful \colorful\ adj. 1. having striking color. Opposite of colorless. Note: [Narrower terms: changeable, chatoyant, iridescent, shot; deep, rich; flaming; fluorescent, glowing; prismatic; psychedelic; red, ruddy, flushed, empurpled] Syn: colourful. [WordNet 1.5] 2. striking in variety and interest. Opposite of colorless or dull. [Narrower terms: brave, fine, gay, glorious; flamboyant, resplendent, unrestrained; flashy, gaudy, jazzy, showy, snazzy, sporty; picturesque] [WordNet 1.5] 3. having color or a certain color; not black, white or grey; as, colored crepe paper. Opposite of colorless and monochrome. Note: [Narrower terms: tinted; touched, tinged; amber, brownish-yellow, yellow-brown; amethyst; auburn, reddish-brown; aureate, gilded, gilt, gold, golden; azure, cerulean, sky-blue, bright blue; bicolor, bicolour, bicolored, bicoloured, bichrome; blue, bluish, light-blue, dark-blue; blushful, blush-colored, rosy; bottle-green; bronze, bronzy; brown, brownish, dark-brown; buff; canary, canary-yellow; caramel, caramel brown; carnation; chartreuse; chestnut; dun; earth-colored, earthlike; fuscous; green, greenish, light-green, dark-green; jade, jade-green; khaki; lavender, lilac; mauve; moss green, mosstone; motley, multicolor, culticolour, multicolored, multicoloured, painted, particolored, particoloured, piebald, pied, varicolored, varicoloured; mousy, mouse-colored; ocher, ochre; olive-brown; olive-drab; olive; orange, orangish; peacock-blue; pink, pinkish; purple, violet, purplish; red, blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby, ruby-red, scarlet; red, reddish; rose, roseate; rose-red; rust, rusty, rust-colored; snuff, snuff-brown, snuff-color, snuff-colour, snuff-colored, snuff-coloured, mummy-brown, chukker-brown; sorrel, brownish-orange; stone, stone-gray; straw-color, straw-colored, straw-coloured; tan; tangerine; tawny; ultramarine; umber; vermilion, vermillion, cinibar, Chinese-red; yellow, yellowish; yellow-green; avocado; bay; beige; blae bluish-black or gray-blue); coral; creamy; cress green, cresson, watercress; hazel; honey, honey-colored; hued(postnominal); magenta; maroon; pea-green; russet; sage, sage-green; sea-green] [Also See: chromatic, colored, dark, light.] Syn: colored, coloured, in color(predicate). [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

tangerine adj 1: of a strong reddish orange color n 1: a variety of mandarin orange [syn: tangerine, tangerine tree] 2: any of various deep orange mandarins grown in the United States and southern Africa 3: a reddish to vivid orange color
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Tangerine, FL -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Florida Population (2000): 826 Housing Units (2000): 348 Land area (2000): 1.153791 sq. miles (2.988305 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.649145 sq. miles (1.681277 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.802936 sq. miles (4.669582 sq. km) FIPS code: 71100 Located within: Florida (FL), FIPS 12 Location: 28.758581 N, 81.631852 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Tangerine, FL Tangerine