sweet orange


sweet orange

noun

Definition of SWEET ORANGE

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

First Known Use of SWEET ORANGE

1538

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