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[ kal-uh-muhn-duhn ] / ˈkæl əˌmʌn dən / Save This Word!


a small citrus tree, Citrofortunella mitis, of the Philippines. the small, tart, tangerinelike fruit of this tree.



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Origin of calamondin

First recorded in 1925–35, calamondin is from the Tagalog word kalamunding

Words nearby calamondin

calamint, calamite, calamitous, calamity, Calamity Jane, calamondin, calamus, calamus scriptorius, Calan, calando, calandria Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

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British Dictionary definitions for calamondin


calamondin orange

/ (ˈkæləˌmʌndɪn) /


a small citrus tree, Citrus mitis, of the Philippines the acid-tasting fruit of this tree, resembling a small orange

Word Origin for calamondin

from Tagalog kalamunding
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