The calamondin is quite drought resistant and would probably dwarf the scion. Kining gidak-úna sa agridulsi manintabus, This size of calamondin is one centavo apiece. The calamondin is widely distributed in the Philippines and occurs wild as well as cultivated.
[ kal-uh-muhn-duh n ]
/ ˈkæl əˌmʌn dən /
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, calando, calandria, calanthe
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British Dictionary definitions for calamondin
/ (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
The calamondin is quite drought resistant and would probably dwarf the scion.The Philippine Agricultural Review|Various
Kining gidak-úna sa agridulsi manintabus, This size of calamondin is one centavo apiece.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan|John U. Wolff
The calamondin is widely distributed in the Philippines and occurs wild as well as cultivated.The Philippine Agricultural Review|Various