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ortanique

Syllabification: ort·a·nique
Pronunciation: /ˌôrdəˈnēk
 
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Definition of ortanique in English:

noun

A citrus fruit that is a cross between an orange and a tangerine, developed in Jamaica in the 1920s.
  • Citrus sinensis × reticulata, family Rutaceae
Example sentences
  • There are large round dishes with ortaniques around the rim (an ortanique is a citrus fruit) and the word ‘Ortanique’ in the center.
  • Jamaican cooks have rediscovered their native tangy fruits, including ackee (the reddish-yellow fruit of an evergreen tree), carambola, and ortanique (a cross between an orange and a tangerine).
  • Ortanique. A citrus fruit, a Jamaican tangerine-orange hybrid; it contains more juice but has a tougher skin.

Origin

blend of orange, tangerine, and unique.

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