Valencia orange

noun

Va·​len·​cia orange və-ˈlen-ch(ē-)ə- How to pronounce Valencia orange (audio)
-len(t)-sē-ə-
: a sweet orange of a juicy thin-skinned cultivar grown in the U.S.

called also Valencia

Word History

Etymology

after valencia, Spain

First Known Use

1858, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Valencia orange was in 1858

Dictionary Entries Near Valencia orange

Cite this Entry

“Valencia orange.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Valencia%20orange. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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