sweet orange

noun

Definition of sweet orange

1 a :an orange (Citrus sinensis) that is prob. native to southeastern Asia, has a fruit with a pithy central axis, and is the source of the widely cultivated oranges of commerce
b :a cultivated orange derived from the sweet orange and usually having fruit with a relatively thin rind and sweet juicy edible pulp
2 :the fruit of a sweet orange

First Known Use of sweet orange

1538


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