sour orange
noun Date: 1748 a citrus tree (Citrus aurantium) that is used especially as a stock in grafting citrus; also its bitter fruit

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  • sour orange — n. 1. an orange tree (Citrus aurantium) widely grown as a rootstock for grafting other citrus trees 2. its fruit, used in making marmalade * * * …   Universalium

  • sour orange — n. 1. an orange tree (Citrus aurantium) widely grown as a rootstock for grafting other citrus trees 2. its fruit, used in making marmalade …   English World dictionary

  • sour orange — noun 1. any of various common orange trees yielding sour or bitter fruit; used as grafting stock • Syn: ↑Seville orange, ↑bitter orange, ↑bitter orange tree, ↑bigarade, ↑marmalade orange, ↑Citrus aurantium • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sour orange — karčiavaisis citrinmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, maistinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Citrus aurantium), auginamas atogrąžų Azijoje (Indokinijoje); jo vaisiai valgomi, iš jų gaminami gėrimai,… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • sour orange. — See under orange (def. 2). [1740 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • sour orange — /ˌsaʊər ˈɒrɪndʒ/ (say .sowuhr orinj) noun See orange (def. 2) …   Australian English dictionary

  • sour orange. — See under orange (def. 2). [1740 50] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sour orange — Citrus (E) …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • orange oil — n an essential oil from orange peel or orange flowers: as a) a yellow to deep orange oil obtained from the peel of the sweet fruit of the common cultivated orange (Citrus sinensis) and used chiefly as a flavor and perfume called also sweet orange …   Medical dictionary

  • Orange (fruit) — Orange Orange blossoms and oranges on tree …   Wikipedia

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