Definition of orangery in English:
noun (plural orangeries)
A building like a large conservatory where orange trees are grown.
- 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.
Definition of orangery in:
- US English dictionary
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