trifoliate orange
noun Date: circa 1900 a thorny Chinese tree (Poncirus trifoliata) of the rue family related to the citruses that has trifoliolate leaves and a sour yellow fruit resembling a small orange and that is grown for ornament or hedges or used as a rootstock for citrus fruits

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  • Trifoliate orange — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • trifoliate orange — noun small fast growing spiny deciduous Chinese orange tree bearing sweetly scented flowers and decorative but inedible fruit: used as a stock in grafting and for hedges • Syn: ↑trifoliata, ↑wild orange, ↑Poncirus trifoliata • Hypernyms: ↑tree •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • trifoliate orange — trilapis ponciras statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Poncirus trifoliata), paplitęs Rytų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Poncirus trifoliata angl. hardy orange; heardy orange; Japanese… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • trifoliate-orange — trilapis ponciras statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Poncirus trifoliata), paplitęs Rytų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Poncirus trifoliata angl. hardy orange; heardy orange; Japanese… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • trifoliate orange — ponciras statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūtinių (Rutaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Poncirus). atitikmenys: lot. Poncirus angl. trifoliate orange vok. Bitterorange rus. понцирус lenk. poncyria …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • trifoliate orange — a spiny, Chinese orange tree, Poncirus trifoliata, used as a stock in grafting and for hedges. * * * …   Universalium

  • trifoliate orange — /traɪˌfoʊliət ˈɒrɪndʒ/ (say truy.fohleeuht orinj) noun a small, thorny tree, Poncirus trifoliata, native to China, widely cultivated as an ornamental and for hedges and used as a stock for other citrus fruits. Also, trifoliata …   Australian English dictionary

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

  • orange — /awr inj, or /, n. 1. a globose, reddish yellow, bitter or sweet, edible citrus fruit. 2. any white flowered, evergreen citrus trees of the genus Citrus, bearing this fruit, as C. aurantium (bitter orange, Seville orange, or sour orange) and C.… …   Universalium

  • orange — /ˈɒrɪndʒ / (say orinj) noun 1. a globose reddish yellow edible citrus fruit of which there are two principal kinds, the bitter and sweet, the latter comprising the most important of the citrus fruits. 2. any of the white flowered evergreen… …   Australian English dictionary

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