Definition of Nagami in English:

Nagami

noun

  • 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.

Origin

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.

Pronunciation

Nagami

/nəˈɡɑːmi/