navel-orange

navel orange

noun
a seedless variety of orange having at the apex a navellike formation containing a small secondary fruit.

Origin:
1885–90

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navel orange
 
n
a sweet orange that is usually seedless and has at its apex a navel-like depression enclosing an underdeveloped secondary fruit

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