Mexican orange

noun

: a round-headed evergreen Mexican shrub (Choisya ternata) of the family Rutaceae that has opposite trifoliolate leaves with entire obovate leaflets stippled with pellucid dots and fragrant white pentamerous flowers in axillary and terminal cymes and that is widely cultivated in mild and moderate climates as a hedge or specimen plant

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“Mexican orange.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mexican%20orange. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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