orange-tree definition

  • noun:
    • anyone of a number of species of woods belonging to the genus Citrus which bear oranges. See tangerine, 2, and citrus, 2.
    • In brand new Zealand, the tarata, Pittosporum eugenioides, so named from the smell of the leaves whenever broken. Also known as New Zealand orange-tree. See hedge-laurel and tarata.

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