Definition of navel orange in English:
A large, seedless orange that has a navellike depression at the top and contains a small secondary fruit underneath it.
- Some hybrids remain successful; to wit, the mule, the California navel orange and several other fruits and vegetables.
- Then the West received, as an import from Brazil, the navel orange, aptly named for the little depression which adorns the orange's blossom end, and which contains the very few seeds which each fruit carries.
- Growing until it was the size of a large bird egg, then to the size of a navel orange.
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