bitter orange(redirected from bitter oranges)
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Related to bitter oranges: Citrus aurantium
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.
(Plants) another name for Seville orange
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|Noun||1.||bitter orange - any of various common orange trees yielding sour or bitter fruit; used as grafting stock|
genus Citrus - orange; lemon; lime; etc.
|2.||bitter orange - highly acidic orange used especially in marmalade|
orange - round yellow to orange fruit of any of several citrus trees