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Definition of Orange thorn
Orange thornOrange Or"ange, n. [F.; cf. It. arancia, arancio, LL. arangia,
Sp. naranjia, Pg. laranja; all fr. Ar. n[=a]ranj, Per.
n[=a]ranj, n[=a]rang; cf. Skr. n[=a]ranga orange tree. The o-
in F. orange is due to confusion with or gold, L. aurum,
because the orange resembles gold in color.]
1. The fruit of a tree of the genus Citrus (C.
Aurantium). It is usually round, and consists of pulpy
carpels, commonly ten in number, inclosed in a leathery
rind, which is easily separable, and is reddish yellow
Note: There are numerous varieties of oranges; as, the
bitter orange, which is supposed to be the original
stock; the navel orange, which has the rudiment of a
second orange imbedded in the top of the fruit; the
blood orange, with a reddish juice; and the horned
orange, in which the carpels are partly separated.
2. (Bot.) The tree that bears oranges; the orange tree.
3. The color of an orange; reddish yellow.
Mandarin orange. See Mandarin.
Mock orange (Bot.), any species of shrubs of the genus
Philadelphus, which have whitish and often fragrant
Native orange, or Orange thorn (Bot.), an Australian
shrub (Citriobatus parviflorus); also, its edible yellow
Orange bird (Zo["o]l.), a tanager of Jamaica (Tanagra
zena); -- so called from its bright orange breast.
Orange cowry (Zo["o]l.), a large, handsome cowry
(Cypr[ae]a aurantia), highly valued by collectors of
shells on account of its rarity.
Orange grass (Bot.), an inconspicuous annual American plant
(Hypericum Sarothra), having minute, deep yellow
Orange oil (Chem.), an oily, terpenelike substance obtained
from orange rind, and distinct from neroli oil, which is
obtained from the flowers.
Orange pekoe, a kind of black tea.
Orange pippin, an orange-colored apple with acid flavor.
Quito orange, the orangelike fruit of a shrubby species of
nightshade (Solanum Quitoense), native in Quito.
Orange scale (Zo["o]l.) any species of scale insects which
infests orange trees; especially, the purple scale
(Mytilaspis citricola), the long scale (M. Gloveri),
and the red scale (Aspidiotus Aurantii).
Meaning of Orange thorn from wikipedia
(born 26 September
1962) is a British
and writer. She is best known
one half of the duo Everything
as the orange thorn
, is a shrub growing
Australia. The dense foliage provides
for small birds
- University, from whose
own logo Orange Julius
had been freely
(August 8, 2012). "Dairy Queen
to Add Orange
- when grown
own roots. The trifoliate orange
by the large
3–5 cm (1.2–2.0 in) thorns
on the shoots, and its deciduous leaves
- The orange
is the fruit
of various citrus species
in the family Rutaceae
(see list of plants known
); it primarily refers
- 2–3 cm in diameter. It is commonly known
apple, orange thorn
or thorn orange
. P. spinescens
is very similar
to the closely
(from Gr**** pyr "fire" and akanthos
firethorn) is a genus
of large, thorny evergreen shrubs
in the family
Rosaceae, with common...
crown. The bark is dull brown
with vertical orange
cracks. The younger stems
bear sharp thorns
12.5 mm (half an inch) long. The leaves...
as the narrow-leaved orange thorn
or sticky orange thorn
, is a shrub
or tree growing
- The mandarin orange
(Citrus reticulata), also known
as the mandarin
or mandarine, is a small citrus
tree with fruit resembling other oranges
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