navel orange


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navel orange

n.
A sweet orange that is usually seedless and has at its apex a navellike formation enclosing a small secondary fruit.

navel orange

n
(Cookery) a sweet orange that is usually seedless and has at its apex a navel-like depression enclosing an underdeveloped secondary fruit

na′vel or`ange


n.
a seedless variety of orange having at the apex a navellike formation containing a small secondary fruit.
[1885–90]
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Noun1.navel orange - seedless orange enclosing a small secondary fruit at the apexnavel orange - seedless orange enclosing a small secondary fruit at the apex
sweet orange - orange with sweet juicy pulp; often has a thin skin
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BETWEEN 1873 AND 1875 (the exact date is disputed), someone in the newly founded rural colony of Riverside imported and planted the Brazilian Bahia (or Washington) navel orange, a citrus fruit that revolutionized commercial agriculture in California and quickly became an icon of health and wealth in the Golden State.
INGREDIENTS: 4 5-to 6-ounce duck breasts 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon oil 16 blood orange or navel orange sections 1 tablespoon sugar ORANGE SAUCE: 4-5 navel oranges 4 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 2 teaspoons Grand Marnier 1 tablespoon butter, sea salt and freshly ground pepper TO PREPARE THE FRUIT: Place the orange sections in a low ovenproof dish, sprinkle with sugar, and glaze under the broiler for 3 to 4 minutes.
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