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wild orange

Origin of wild orange
First recorded in 1795-1805 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • She was tired, she said, so they sat on the bench under the wild orange.

    The House of Fulfilment George Madden Martin
  • The sweet and wild orange grows here, and some extensive groves are to be seen.

  • As we passed through a clump of wild orange trees, the path narrowed; and the father, letting go her hand, walked on ahead.

    The Scalp Hunters Mayne Reid
  • Her timid fingers rested on his close, wavy locks, all crisped and scented with the juice of the wild orange.

  • The wild orange is found frequently growing in this way; and they take counsel of Nature in this respect.

    Palmetto-Leaves Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • He moved too rapidly then for my old limbs, and disappeared among those groves of wild orange that fill your neighborhood.

    Confession W. Gilmore Simms
  • Shaken, and damp with heat, I was riding under a wild orange tree, the fruit within reach of my hand.

    The English in the West Indies James Anthony Froude
  • Where the wild orange grows, we failed to discover, for the town itself is almost entirely bare of trees or flowers.

  • They generally use the juice of the wild orange in cleansing, and bathe regularly every day.

  • The sun was slanting in under the old, wild orange tree on to the gallery.

    The House of Fulfilment George Madden Martin

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