Definition of Bitter orange tree

1. Noun. Any of various common orange trees yielding sour or bitter fruit; used as grafting stock.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bitter Orange Tree

bitter betch
bitter chocolate
bitter cress
bitter dock
bitter end
bitter ends
bitter floom
bitter hickory
bitter lemon
bitter melon
bitter melons
bitter orange
bitter orange peel
bitter orange peel oil
bitter orange tree (current term)
bitter pea
bitter pecan
bitter peptides
bitter pignut
bitter pill
bitter pill to swallow
bitter principle
bitter principles
bitter salts
bitter spar
bitter tonic
bitter water
bitterbrush
bitterbrushes

Literary usage of Bitter orange tree

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1. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"... Citrus Aurantium, Linn., is called the Sweet and Bitter Orange tree, and the dried outer portion of the rind of the fruit, that of the Bitter Orange to ..."

2. The Cultivated Oranges and Lemons, Etc. of India and Ceylon: With Researches by Emanuel Bonavia (1888)
"There is no instance of a bitter orange tree from the seed of sweet oranges, nor of a sweet orange tree from the seed of bitter oranges. ..."

3. Origin of Cultivated Plants by Alphonse de Candolle (1886)
"is no instance of a bitter orange tree from seed of sweet oranges, nor of a sweet orange tree from the seed of bitter oranges. ... In 1709, the orange trees ..."

4. Medicines, their uses and mode of administration by John Moore Neligan (1864)
"The bitter orange tree; and Citrus Aurantium Risso, plates 3, 4, ... The bitter orange tree, which has only been lately separated as a distinct species from ..."

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