wild orange


noun

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Origin of wild orange

First recorded in 1795–1805
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Example sentences from the Web for wild orange

  • Mrs. —— offered us a fine sparkling wine made of the juice of the wild-orange.

    Palmetto-Leaves|Harriet Beecher Stowe