African cherry orange


Definition of African cherry orange

1 : any of several small spiny central African citrus trees (genus Citropsis) with leathery unequally pinnate leaves and small sweet bright orange fruits growing in clusters
2 : a fruit of the African cherry orange

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First Known Use of African cherry orange

1913, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“African cherry orange.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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