bigarade

bigarade

[big-uh-reyd, bee-guh-rahd; French bee-ga-rad]
noun, plural bigarades [big-uh-reydz, -rahdz; French bee-ga-rad] .
1.
a Seville or bitter orange.
adjective
2.
French Cookery. (of a sauce) prepared with bitter oranges: duck bigarade.

Origin:
1695–1705; < French: bitter orange < Provençal bigarrado, derivative of bigarrar to variegate; see bigarreau

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bigarade

noun
any of various common orange trees yielding sour or bitter fruit; used as grafting stock [syn: sour orange
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