Meaning of Nagami in English:


Pronunciation /nəˈɡɑːmi/


  • In full "Nagami kumquat". The oval or oblong fruit of a cultivated type of kumquat of the species Fortunella margarita; the shrub or small tree bearing this fruit.


1930s; earliest use found in American Journal of Botany. From Japanese nagami- (in nagami-kinkan from naga-, combining stem of nagai long + mi fruit + kinkan kumquat (from Middle Chinese)); originally in Nagami kumquat after Japanese nagami-kinkan.