Etymology
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tangerine (n.)

1842, from tangerine orange (1820) "an orange from Tangier," seaport in northern Morocco, from which it was imported to Britain originally. As an adjective meaning "from Tangier," attested from 1710, probably from Spanish tangerino. As a color name, attested from 1899.

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Definitions of tangerine
1
tangerine (n.)
a variety of mandarin orange;
Synonyms: tangerine tree
tangerine (n.)
any of various deep orange mandarins grown in the United States and southern Africa;
tangerine (n.)
a reddish to vivid orange color;
2
tangerine (adj.)
of a strong reddish orange color;
From wordnet.princeton.edu