1A tangerine of a hardy loose-skinned variety, originally grown in Japan.
- They are still grown around the Mediterranean, but have been partly ousted in commerce by the satsumas and clementines.
- As regards fruit, I'm always tucking into clementines, satsumas, whatever they're called at the moment.
- Other recent arrivals on supermarket shelves include an onion sweet enough to be eaten like an apple, miniature melons and the gratsuma - a cross between a grapefruit and a satsuma.
2 (Satsuma or Satsuma ware) Japanese pottery from Satsuma, ranging from simple 17th-century earthenware to later work made for export to Europe, often elaborately painted, with a crackled cream-colored glaze.
- Most of the Kyoto Satsuma ware was produced for export to Western countries.
Late 19th century: named after the province Satsuma.
Words that rhyme with satsumabloomer, boomer, consumer, Duma, humour (US humor), Nkrumah, perfumer, puma, roomer, rumour (US rumor), stumer, Sumer, tumour (US tumor)
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