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 for tangerine
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mandarin \Man`da*rin"\, n. [Pg. mandarim, from Malay mantr[imac]
     minister of state, prop. a Hind. word, fr. Skr. mantrin a
     counselor, manira a counsel, man to think.]
     1. A Chinese public officer or nobleman; a civil or military
        official in China and Annam.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Hence: A powerful government official or bureaucrat,
        especially one who is pedantic and has a strong sense of
        his own importance and privelege.
        [PJC]
  
     3. Hence: A member of an influential, powerful or elite
        group, espcially within artistic or intellectual circles;
        -- used especially of elder members who are traditionalist
        or conservative about their specialties.
        [PJC]
  
     5. The form of the Chinese language spoken by members of the
        Chinese Imperial Court an officials of the empire.
        [PJC]
  
     6. Any of several closely related dialects of the Chinese
        language spoken by a mojority of the population of China,
        the standard variety of which is spoken in the region
        around Beijing.
        [PJC]
  
     7. (Bot.) A small flattish reddish-orange loose-skinned
        orange, with an easily separable rind. It is thought to be
        of Chinese origin, and is counted a distinct species
        ({Citrus reticulata formerly Citrus nobilis); called
        also mandarin orange and tangerine.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Mandarin language, the spoken or colloquial language of
        educated people in China.
  
     Mandarin yellow (Chem.), an artificial aniline dyestuff
        used for coloring silk and wool, and regarded as a complex
        derivative of quinoline.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tangerine \Tan"ger*ine`\, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Bot.)
     A kind of orange, much like the mandarin, but of deeper color
     and higher flavor. It is said to have been produced in
     America from the mandarin. [Written also tangierine.]
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  colorful \colorful\ adj.
     1. having striking color. Opposite of colorless.
  
     Note: [Narrower terms: changeable, chatoyant, iridescent,
           shot; deep, rich; flaming; fluorescent, glowing;
           prismatic; psychedelic; red, ruddy, flushed,
           empurpled]
  
     Syn: colourful.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. striking in variety and interest. Opposite of colorless
        or dull. [Narrower terms: brave, fine, gay, glorious;
        flamboyant, resplendent, unrestrained; flashy, gaudy,
        jazzy, showy, snazzy, sporty; picturesque]
        [WordNet 1.5]
  
     3. having color or a certain color; not black, white or grey;
        as, colored crepe paper. Opposite of colorless and
        monochrome.
  
     Note: [Narrower terms: tinted; touched, tinged; amber,
           brownish-yellow, yellow-brown; amethyst; auburn,
           reddish-brown; aureate, gilded, gilt, gold, golden;
           azure, cerulean, sky-blue, bright blue; bicolor,
           bicolour, bicolored, bicoloured, bichrome; blue,
           bluish, light-blue, dark-blue; blushful,
           blush-colored, rosy; bottle-green; bronze, bronzy;
           brown, brownish, dark-brown; buff; canary,
           canary-yellow; caramel, caramel brown; carnation;
           chartreuse; chestnut; dun; earth-colored,
           earthlike; fuscous; green, greenish, light-green,
           dark-green; jade, jade-green; khaki; lavender,
           lilac; mauve; moss green, mosstone; motley,
           multicolor, culticolour, multicolored, multicoloured,
           painted, particolored, particoloured, piebald, pied,
           varicolored, varicoloured; mousy, mouse-colored;
           ocher, ochre; olive-brown; olive-drab; olive;
           orange, orangish; peacock-blue; pink, pinkish;
           purple, violet, purplish; red, blood-red, carmine,
           cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby, ruby-red,
           scarlet; red, reddish; rose, roseate; rose-red;
           rust, rusty, rust-colored; snuff, snuff-brown,
           snuff-color, snuff-colour, snuff-colored,
           snuff-coloured, mummy-brown, chukker-brown; sorrel,
           brownish-orange; stone, stone-gray; straw-color,
           straw-colored, straw-coloured; tan; tangerine;
           tawny; ultramarine; umber; vermilion,
           vermillion, cinibar, Chinese-red; yellow, yellowish;
           yellow-green; avocado; bay; beige; blae
           bluish-black or gray-blue); coral; creamy; cress
           green, cresson, watercress; hazel; honey,
           honey-colored; hued(postnominal); magenta;
           maroon; pea-green; russet; sage, sage-green;
           sea-green] [Also See: chromatic, colored, dark,
           light.]
  
     Syn: colored, coloured, in color(predicate).
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  tangerine
      adj 1: of a strong reddish orange color
      n 1: a variety of mandarin orange [syn: tangerine, tangerine
           tree]
      2: any of various deep orange mandarins grown in the United
         States and southern Africa
      3: a reddish to vivid orange color

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Tangerine, FL -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Florida
     Population (2000):    826
     Housing Units (2000): 348
     Land area (2000):     1.153791 sq. miles (2.988305 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.649145 sq. miles (1.681277 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.802936 sq. miles (4.669582 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            71100
     Located within:       Florida (FL), FIPS 12
     Location:             28.758581 N, 81.631852 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Tangerine, FL
      Tangerine
  

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