bitter orange

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bitter orange

n.
1. An orange tree (Citrus aurantium) that is widely cultivated in warm regions and has reddish-orange, highly acidic fruit.
2. The fruit of this tree. In both senses also called bigarade, Seville orange, sour orange.

bitter orange

n
(Plants) another name for Seville orange
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bitter orange - any of various common orange trees yielding sour or bitter fruitbitter orange - any of various common orange trees yielding sour or bitter fruit; used as grafting stock
bitter orange, Seville orange, sour orange - highly acidic orange used especially in marmalade
genus Citrus - orange; lemon; lime; etc.
orange tree, orange - any citrus tree bearing oranges
2.bitter orange - highly acidic orange used especially in marmaladebitter orange - highly acidic orange used especially in marmalade
orange - round yellow to orange fruit of any of several citrus trees
bigarade, bitter orange, bitter orange tree, Citrus aurantium, marmalade orange, Seville orange, sour orange - any of various common orange trees yielding sour or bitter fruit; used as grafting stock