bitter orange

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bitter orange highly acidic orange used especially in marmalade
    • n bitter orange any of various common orange trees yielding sour or bitter fruit; used as grafting stock
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Usage

In literature:

Then I got an orange from a boy who was slicing them, but it was bitter, and I couldn't eat it.
"On the Track" by Henry Lawson
THE BUFFET-GIRL (taking her place behind the buffet): Oranges, milk, raspberry-water, cedar bitters!
"Cyrano de Bergerac" by Edmond Rostand
Above all she complained bitterly of the Prince of Orange.
"The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete" by Friedrich Schiller
There were real wild-orange groves there, and the trees bore sour and bitter-sweet fruit.
"St. Nicholas, Vol. 5, No. 2, December, 1877" by Various
The marmalade of bitter oranges is one of the most useful of Southern preserves; but I do not remember it on the list of the Dominica.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 4, No. 23, September, 1859" by Various
Indeed, it was a little harsh and was likened to the taste of a bitter orange.
"Musical Memories" by Camille Saint-Saëns
That obtained from the flowers of the Bigaradier, or bitter orange, is the finer and more expensive quality.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 643, April 28, 1888" by Various
He gave her half an orange to give the little girl (buried already); I must tell him of child's death to-morrow; bitter task.
"Woman's Endurance" by A.D.L.
The peel of the bitter Seville orange is an excellent tonic and remedy in cases of malaria and ague.
"Food Remedies" by Florence Daniel
Egmont and Orange vied with each other in the state they kept, their wives being bitterly jealous of each {80} other.
"Heroes of Modern Europe" by Alice Birkhead
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In poetry:

No bitter winds awake
In reedy tarn or brake;
The citron sunset leaves an orange moon.
Before my senses float
Thy breasts, thy lips, thy throat
Like fruit of Hesperus in a poppy-swoon.
"Anodyne of Autumn" by Clark Ashton Smith
"The Snow-Storms were magnificent!
And in the clear, still weather
Against the bitter wintry blue
And Sunset's orange-tawny hue
You saw the smoke straight upward went,
For weeks and weeks together.
"A Winter's Tale For The Little Ones." by Gerald Massey

In news:

Add the vermouths, allspice dram and orange bitters, and stir.
On the finish as an orange bitterness satisfies the palate, you realize what is absent.
Throughout my career, I've seen dozens of "hot" weight-loss supplements come and go, including bitter orange, chromium picolinate, CLA, hoodia, yerba mate, raspberry ketones, and now green coffee bean extract.
The light vodka base of this warming cocktail gets a bite of bitter fruit and its golden color from the orange Italian apéritif Aperol and house-made marmalade .
Davide Campari-Milano (CPR), for instance, has rejuvenated its Aperol brand by promoting cocktails such as the "Aperol Spritz," a mélange of the bitter liquor, prosecco, orange juice, and soda water.
Throughout my career, I've seen dozens of "hot" weight-loss supplements come and go, including bitter orange, chromium picolinate, CLA, hoodia, yerba mate, raspberry ketones, and now green coffee bean extract .
Those hints of spicy nutmeg and bitter orange are really helping us get in the mood.
She recommends a drink on the menu called A Good Time —a combination of bourbon, Strega, and orange bitters stirred and served on the rocks with an orange twist.
4 Dashes of orange bitters.
The bitterness of the black kale pairs well with the sweet mandarin oranges and roasted carrots and the salmon packs in a hefty dose of protein.
2 dashes Regans' orange bitters.
Zest of 1 small orange or 1/2 large orange (careful only to zest orange peel not bitter white part) 2 cups heavy cream 2 cups sugar 2 cups chopped pecans .
Season ends in bitter fashion for Orange Coast College.
1 dash Regans' orange bitters.
1 dash Fee Bros orange bitters.
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