Definition of clementine in English:

clementine

Syllabification: clem·en·tine
Pronunciation: /ˈklemənˌtīn, -ˌtēn
 
/

noun

A tangerine of a deep orange-red North African variety that is grown around the Mediterranean and in South Africa.
More example sentences
  • Tangerines are actually a type of mandarin orange as are clementines, but here in the US, the names are used interchangeably.
  • What distinguishes the Corsican clementine from other varieties of clementines?
  • Like tangerines and satsumas, clementines are often a feature of Christmas stockings.

Origin

1920s: from French clémentine, from the male given name Clément.

Definition of clementine in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day envenom
Pronunciation: ɪnˈvɛnəm
verb
put poison on or into; make poisonous