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Noun: bitter orange  'bi-tu(r) 'or-unj or 'bi-tu(r) 'ór-inj [N. Amer], 'bi-tu(r) 'ó-rinj [Brit]
  1. Any of various common orange trees yielding sour or bitter fruit; used as grafting stock
    - sour orange, Seville orange, bitter orange tree, bigarade, marmalade orange, Citrus aurantium
  2. Highly acidic orange used especially in marmalade
    - Seville orange, sour orange

Derived forms: bitter oranges

Type of: orange, orange tree

Part of: genus Citrus

Encyclopedia: Bitter orange