ugli fruit


ugli fruit
A cross between a tangerine and grapefruit, grown in the West Indies

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  • Ugli fruit — [ug′lē] n. 〚< Ugli, a trademark, altered /span> UGLY: from its misshapen appearance〛 [sometimes u f ] a Jamaican citrus fruit that is a three way cross between a grapefruit, orange, and tangerine * * * …   Universalium

  • Ugli fruit — [ug′lē] n. [< Ugli, a trademark, altered < UGLY: from its misshapen appearance] [sometimes u f ] a Jamaican citrus fruit that is a three way cross between a grapefruit, orange, and tangerine …   English World dictionary

  • Ugli fruit — ► NOUN (pl. same) trademark ▪ a mottled green and yellow citrus fruit which is a hybrid of a grapefruit and tangerine. ORIGIN alteration of UGLY(Cf. ↑ugly) …   English terms dictionary

  • Ugli fruit — An ugli fruit is a citrus fruit created by hybridizing a grapefruit (or pomelo according to some sources) and a tangerineFact|date=March 2008. Its species is Citrus reticulata x Citrus paradisi .It was discovered growing wild in Jamaica where it… …   Wikipedia

  • ugli fruit — noun 1. hybrid between grapefruit and mandarin orange; cultivated especially in Florida • Syn: ↑tangelo, ↑tangelo tree, ↑Citrus tangelo • Hypernyms: ↑citrus, ↑citrus tree • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ugli fruit — [ ʌgli] noun (plural same) trademark a mottled green and yellow citrus fruit which is a hybrid of a grapefruit and tangerine. Origin 1930s: ugli, alt. of ugly …   English new terms dictionary

  • ugli fruit — /ˈhugli frut/ (say hoohglee frooht) noun a large, juicy fruit with a thick yellow skin, a cross between a tangerine, a grapefruit, and a Seville orange. {trademark UGLI; ? from the unattractive, wrinkled skin} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Ugli™ — [Ugli] [ˈʌɡli] [ˈʌɡli] (also ˈUgli fruit) noun a large ↑citrus fruit with a rough, yellowish orange skin and sweet flesh with a lot of juice …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ugli — Citrus ×tangelo Citrus ×tangelo …   Wikipédia en Français

  • fruit — Synonyms and related words: Catawba, Persian melon, Valencia orange, acorn, advantages, aftermath, akee, alligator pear, ananas, apple, apricot, artifact, auntie, avocado, banana, bear, bear fruit, bearberry, bearing, benefits, berry, bi guy,… …   Moby Thesaurus


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