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Seville orange


[After Seville.]
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Seville orange

n
1. (Plants) an orange tree, Citrus aurantium, of tropical and semitropical regions: grown for its bitter fruit, which is used to make marmalade
2. (Plants) the fruit of this tree
Also called: bitter orange
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Seville orange - any of various common orange trees yielding sour or bitter fruitSeville 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.Seville orange - highly acidic orange used especially in marmaladeSeville 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
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Translations

Seville orange

nBitterorange f, → Pomeranze f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

Seville orange

narancia amara
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
Lowest of all, a compact leaden-vault enshrined the sweet wine and a stock of cordials: whence issued whispers of Seville Orange, Lemon, Almond, and Caraway-seed.
Duck a l'orange should be made with Seville oranges. Swapping Seville orange for lemon in fish recipes makes a good change, and then of course there ismarmalade.
Chicken casserole with leeks, 900g, pounds 3.49; Seville oranges, 1kg, pounds 1.15; Dried apricots, 250g, 99p.
It's the dearest, but you can taste the Seville oranges.
Seville oranges are only available here for another few weeks, so don't miss out.
'Now is the time to buy Seville oranges. You make it by chopping the skin finely and boil it up with the and juice until it's all soft then put the sugar in and then let it set.
A SCOTTISH firm have won a contract selling Seville oranges back to Spain as a whisky marmalade.
Made by hand in Somerset with organic Seville oranges, this has a terrifically tangy taste and yummy texture.
In days gone by, marmalade-making was by necessity a post New Year ritual, with cargoes of Seville oranges arriving in late January, even February, after a sea voyage from Spain.
To make a Seville Orange Panna Cotta for six, take the juice and zest of two large Seville oranges, 3 sheets of gelatine, 350ml ( 3/4 pint) of milk, 350ml ( 3/4 pint) of cream and 150g (5oz) caster sugar.
During the 16th Century, as the technique of making marmalade from quinces became better known, it was made in England using Seville oranges. A Book of Cookrye dated 1587 recommends soaking and boiling the oranges in water to remove the bitterness and "beating them small with a spoon."
The Fruit Bowl, on Lower Cathedral Road, Cardiff is currently selling organic Seville oranges.