sweet orange

sweet orange
noun Date: 1538 1. a. an orange (Citrus sinensis) that is probably native to southeastern Asia, has a fruit with a pithy central axis, and is the source of the widely cultivated oranges of commerce b. a cultivated orange derived from the sweet orange and usually having fruit with a relatively thin rind and sweet juicy edible pulp 2. the fruit of a sweet orange

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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