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Ugli fruit

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Pronunciation: /ˈʌɡli
 
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Definition of Ugli fruit in English:

noun (plural same)

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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
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.

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