Definition of orangery in English:

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orangery

Pronunciation: /ˈôrənjrē/

noun (plural orangeries)

A greenhouse where orange trees are grown.
Example sentences
  • Among its attractions are its trees along with a large collection of wisteria, grown inside the orangery.
  • In traditional European orangeries, the classic container is 24 inches square and deep, and painted white.
  • There were once melon houses, fig houses, banana houses, orangeries and just about every exotic fruit was once grown here.

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Syllabification: or·ange·ry

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