from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A sweet orange that is usually seedless and has at its apex a navellike formation enclosing a small secondary fruit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • A type of orange in which the fruit incloses a small secondary fruit, the rind showing on the exterior a navel-like pit or depression at the apex. There are several varieties; they are usually seedless, or nearly so, and are much grown in California.

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  • noun seedless orange enclosing a small secondary fruit at the apex


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