- noun the fruit of the Citrus aurantium, a native tree of China, whose nutritional value is due mainly to its high vitamin C content. Grown in semi-tropical and Mediterranean regions, it is eaten as fresh fruit or used for juice and for making preserves. The USA, Brazil, Spain, Morocco and Israel are large exporters of oranges.
(written as Orange)Orange, the fruit
- noun a sweet citrus fruit with a reddish-yellow skin
- a taste or aroma associated with sweet and fortified white wines