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sweet orange

n.
1. An orange tree (Citrus sinensis) that is widely cultivated in warm regions and has yellow to orange fruit with sweet juicy pulp.
2. The fruit of this tree.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sweet orange - orange with sweet juicy pulpsweet orange - orange with sweet juicy pulp; often has a thin skin
orange - round yellow to orange fruit of any of several citrus trees
Jaffa orange - sweet almost seedless orange of Israel
navel orange - seedless orange enclosing a small secondary fruit at the apex
Valencia orange - variety of sweet orange cultivated extensively in Florida and California
Citrus sinensis, sweet orange tree, sweet orange - probably native to southern China; widely cultivated as source of table and juice oranges
2.sweet orange - probably native to southern China; widely cultivated as source of table and juice oranges
sweet orange - orange with sweet juicy pulp; often has a thin skin
genus Citrus - orange; lemon; lime; etc.
orange tree, orange - any citrus tree bearing oranges
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