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Synonyms for mandarin

shrub or small tree having flattened globose fruit with very sweet aromatic pulp and thin yellow-orange to flame-orange rind that is loose and easily removed

a member of an elite intellectual or cultural group

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any high government official or bureaucrat

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a high public official of imperial China

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the dialect of Chinese spoken in Beijing and adopted as the official language for all of China

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We've been exporting kinnow mandarins to the Middle East.
I prefer to use tinned mandarins mainly because they are already peeled, soft and easy.
Additionally, about 7,700 tonnes of non-standard mandarins have already been processed in Georgia.
Toss the sugar coated almonds and 1 cup of chopped mandarins.
Whether you know them by brand names such as "Cuties" or "Halos," or perhaps simply as clementines or tangerines, all are mandarins.
Squeeze the juice from two mandarins and mix with five-spice powder, vinegar, garlic and ginger.
Drinking juice with added carotenoids - which give mandarins their colour - may also cut the risk of other diseases such as diabetes and hardening of the arteries, two Japanese studies have found.
The best way to get your fix of the sprightly fruit is to head to the annual Mountain Mandarin Festival, where crisp autumn weather and a bit of fall color make a beautiful backdrop for food, crafts, and mandarins by the bushel.
Mandarins go to the best schools and think that, by dint of their education, they are indispensable to managing the massive machinery of the modern state.
The American meritocratic mandarins haven't followed this script.
To that end, Sacovich is working with citrus growers on test plots of mandarins.
Mandarins, The Novel by Simone de BEAUVOIR, published in French as Les Mandarins in 1954; it won the Prix Goncourt in 1954.
Fuji and their unique farming techniques which help them cultivate the highest quality mandarins.
Squeeze the juice from 2 of the mandarins and mix with the five-spice powder, vinegar, garlic and ginger.
According to supermarket chain Tesco, satsumas, clementines, mandarins and tangerines all fall under the mandarin umbrella but differ in genetics.