bitter orange

bitter orange
noun
1. any of various common orange trees yielding sour or bitter fruit; used as grafting stock
Hypernyms: ↑orange, ↑orange tree
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Citrus
Part Meronyms: ↑Seville orange, ↑sour orange
2. highly acidic orange used especially in marmalade
Syn: ↑Seville orange, ↑sour orange
Hypernyms: ↑orange

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  • bitter orange — type of orange tree which produces sour tasting fruit …   English contemporary dictionary

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