Definition of Ugli fruit in English:

Ugli fruit

Line breaks: Ugli fruit
Pronunciation: /ˈʌɡli
 
/

noun (plural same)

trademark
A mottled green and yellow citrus fruit which is a hybrid of a grapefruit and a tangerine.
  • This fruit is obtained from the tree Citrus tangelo, family Rutaceae
More example sentences
  • However, the nutritional content of Ugli fruit is probably comparable to that of other citrus fruits.
  • With its loose, wrinkled skin, the Ugli fruit lives up to its deliberately misspelled name.
  • Also in the grapefruit family is the Ugli fruit, also marketed as the Uniq.

Origin

1930s: ugli, alteration of ugly.

Definition of Ugli fruit in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day rebuff
Pronunciation: rɪˈbʌf
verb
reject (someone or something) in an abrupt manner…