Valencia orange

noun
Va·​len·​cia orange | \ və-ˈlen-ch(ē-)ə- How to pronounce Valencia orange (audio) , -len(t)-sē-ə- \

Definition of Valencia orange

: a sweet orange of a juicy thin-skinned cultivar grown in the U.S.

called also Valencia

First Known Use of Valencia orange

1858, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Valencia orange

after valencia, Spain

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3 Sep 2020

Cite this Entry

“Valencia orange.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Valencia%20orange. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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