Synonyms of mandarin


1. mandarin, mandarin orange, mandarin orange tree, Citrus reticulata, citrus, citrus tree

usage: 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; native to southeastern Asia

2. mandarin, elitist

usage: a member of an elite intellectual or cultural group

3. mandarin, official, functionary

usage: any high government official or bureaucrat

4. mandarin, Chinese

usage: a high public official of imperial China

5. mandarin, mandarin orange, citrus, citrus fruit, citrous fruit

usage: a somewhat flat reddish-orange loose skinned citrus of China

6. Mandarin, Mandarin Chinese, Mandarin dialect, Beijing dialect, Chinese

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

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Definition and meaning of mandarin (Dictionary)