Definition of King orange
1. Noun. Large citrus tree having large sweet deep orange fruit that is easily peeled; widely cultivated in Florida.
Terms within: Temple Orange
Group relationships: Genus Citrus
Generic synonyms: Orange, Orange Tree
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Literary usage of King orange
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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"king orange. Small trees, with slender twigs and pointed Ivs., with very narrowly winged or merely margined petioles: fis. small, white; stamens 18-24: fr. ..."
2. Biennial Report by South Dakota, California State Board of Horticulture, State Athletic Commission (1890)
"The king orange is the production of an orange tree, a young shoot grafted into a sweet lime tree, and in time from that to a shaddock or toronja, and, ..."
3. Editorials and Editorial-writing by Robert Wilson Neal (1921)
"The king orange and tangerine have been much sought because of the fact that ... To combine the kid-glove feature of the king orange and tangerine with the ..."
4. A Treatise on Citrus Culture in California: With a Description of the Best by California State Board of Horticulture, Byron Martin Lelong (1888)
"CLASS B. The varieties given under this head, aside from the "White and King Orange," are but little known in this State; they have, however, began fruiting ..."
5. Florida Salads: A Collection of Dainty, Wholesome Salad Recipes that Will by Frances Barber Harris (1918)
"king orange SALAD. Mix king orange and grapefruit lobes with blanched English walnut meats, and serve on lettuce with mayonnaise. ..."