Definition of bigarade in English:

bigarade

noun

  • 1More fully "bigarade orange". The Seville orange, a variety of the sour orange, Citrus aurantium.

  • 2Attributive and as postpositive. Designating a sauce made with bigarade oranges, and dishes, especially roast duck, served with this sauce.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Evelyn (1620–1706), diarist and writer. From French bigarade, † bigarrade, probably from Occitan bigarrada from bigarrar to variegate + -ada.

Pronunciation

bigarade

/ˈbiːɡərɑːd/