Definition of Citrus sinensis

1. Noun. Probably native to southern China; widely cultivated as source of table and juice oranges.

Exact synonyms: Sweet Orange, Sweet Orange Tree
Terms within: Sweet Orange
Group relationships: Genus Citrus
Generic synonyms: Orange, Orange Tree

Lexicographical Neighbors of Citrus Sinensis

Citrullus vulgaris
Citrus aurantifolia
Citrus aurantium
Citrus bergamia
Citrus decumana
Citrus grandis
Citrus limetta
Citrus limon
Citrus limonia
Citrus maxima
Citrus medica
Citrus nobilis
Citrus paradisi
Citrus reticulata
Citrus sinensis (current term)
Citrus tangelo
Citta del Vaticano
City That Never Sleeps
City of Bridges
City of Brotherly Love
City of God
City of Light
City of London
City of Westminster
City of the Angels
Ciudad Juarez
Ciudad Juárez
Ciudad Trujillo

Literary usage of Citrus sinensis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Monks' Cookbook by Himalayan Academy, Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami (1997)
"ORANGES, Citrus sinensis Sour, sweet and heating, oranges pacify väta and stimulate kapha when taken in excess. Sweet oranges are all right for pitta, ..."

2. Code of Federal Regulations 21: Food And Drugs 2005 by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"... juice obtained from mature oranges of the species Citrus sinensis on of the ... (1!2 Citrus sinensis X 3!8 Citrus reticulata X 1!8 Citrus paradisi (USDA ..."

3. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1920)
"... all consideration has been limited to a discussion of whether one should use sour orange (Citrus aurantium), sweet orange (Citrus sinensis), ..."

4. Citrus Fruits: An Account of the Citrus Fruit Industry, with Special by John Eliot Coit (1915)
"... Citrus sinensis. — The ordinary sweet oranges including such varieties as Washington Navel, Valencia, Mediterranean Sweet, Ruby Blood, and a long list ..."

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