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man·da·rin

mandarin

 
pronunciation:
maen d rihn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a public official, or a person of high rank or influence in imperial China.
definition 2: (capitalized) the dialect spoken in Beijing, China. Standard Chinese is based on Mandarin.
definition 3: a small, somewhat flattened citrus fruit with a loose skin and flesh of yellow to reddish orange; mandarin orange.
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