from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An orange tree (Citrus sinensis) that is widely cultivated in warm regions and has yellow to orange fruit with sweet juicy pulp.
  • noun The fruit of this tree.

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  • noun A type of citrus fruit, commonly known as the orange. The species name is Citrus sinensis.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun probably native to southern China; widely cultivated as source of table and juice oranges
  • noun orange with sweet juicy pulp; often has a thin skin


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