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

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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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