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hdown_y
Wentworth, NH
(Zone 4b)

December 8, 2009
4:22 AM

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According to Wikipedia Father Rodier's first name was Clement, so it only seems logical that the Clement in Clementine would be his first name and the -ine comes from the last three letters from tangerine. Love those clementines!

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