navel orange

noun
|Updated on: 7 Jul 2018

Definition of navel orange

: a seedless orange having a pit at the apex where the fruit encloses a small secondary fruit called also navel

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First Known Use of navel orange

1856

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NAVEL ORANGE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of navel orange for English Language Learners

  • : a kind of orange that does not have seeds


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