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Osage orange

noun

Definition of OSAGE ORANGE

:  an ornamental usually thorny United States tree (Maclura pomifera) of the mulberry family with shiny ovate leaves and hard bright orange wood; also :  its yellowish-green globose fruit
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First Known Use of OSAGE ORANGE

1817

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