orange blossom


noun

the white flower of an orange tree, especially of the genus Citrus, much used in wreaths, bridal bouquets, etc.: the state flower of Florida.
a cocktail made of gin, orange juice, and sugar, shaken together with ice.

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Origin of orange blossom

First recorded in 1780–90
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orange blossom

noun

the flowers of the orange tree, traditionally worn by brides
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