See under orange (def. 2).
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How to use bitter orange in a sentence
Like all citrus fruits, the Seville orange—also known as the bitter orange, or sour orange—is best when firm and heavy, becoming soft and somewhat mushy with age.
Here the shrubby growth, chosen for its neat form and comparatively rapid development, is the bitter orange.The Khedive's Country | George Manville Fenn
That obtained from the flowers of the Bigaradier, or bitter orange, is the finer and more expensive quality.
Above it a dense rank of bitter orange-trees overhung the sidewalk, their dark mass of foliage glittering in the moonlight.Dr. Sevier | George W. Cable
There was only a little round window at the bitter orange Company.Bliss, and Other Stories | Katherine Mansfield
Then she must try a bitter orange, then a sour bitter one, then a sweet lemon, then a huge fruit of triple verjuice flavor.A Trip to Cuba | Julia Ward Howe
British Dictionary definitions for bitter orange
another name for Seville orange
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