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Mandarin

Man`da`rin´
n.1.A Chinese public officer or nobleman; a civil or military official in China and Annam.
2.A powerful government official or bureaucrat, especially one who is pedantic and has a strong sense of his own importance and privelege.
3.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.
5.The form of the Chinese language spoken by members of the Chinese Imperial Court an officials of the empire.
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.
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.
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.
Noun1.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; native to southeastern Asia
2.mandarin - a member of an elite intellectual or cultural group
3.mandarin - any high government official or bureaucrat
4.mandarin - a high public official of imperial China
5.mandarin - a somewhat flat reddish-orange loose-skinned citrus of China
Synonyms: mandarin orange
6.Mandarin - the dialect of Chinese spoken in Beijing and adopted as the official language for all of China
Brahmin, authority, brainworker, bureaucrat, civil servant, doctor, egghead, elder, elder statesman, elitist, functionary, functionnaire, great soul, guru, highbrow, illuminate, intellect, intellectual, intellectualist, jack-in-office, literate, lover of wisdom, mahatma, man of intellect, man of wisdom, master, mastermind, mentor, name-dropper, office-bearer, officeholder, officer, official, officiary, oracle, petty tyrant, philosopher, placeman, prig, public official, public servant, rabbi, red-tapist, rishi, sage, sapient, savant, scholar, seer, snob, starets, thinker, tufthunter, white-collar intellectual, wise man, wise old man
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