Definition of Seville orange in English:

Seville orange


  • A bitter orange used for marmalade.

    • ‘Whole Seville oranges can actually be wrapped in cling film and frozen for later use.’
    • ‘Duerr's have been producing marmalade in Manchester since 1881, and convert 2000 tonnes of Seville oranges - the quintessential ingredient of marmalade - into 20 million jars of marmalade annually, filling 50 jars every 10 seconds.’
    • ‘There are all sorts of marmalade recipes but, in our opinion, the real stuff is always made with Seville oranges.’
    • ‘Guess who is taking the orders for the Wicklow venison and the wild Irish mallard with Seville oranges?’
    • ‘When the weather turns cold and wet, Nigel Slater looks to sunnier climes for inspiration - cherries from Chile, broad beans from Italy and Seville oranges for the lightning-quick marmalade season’


Seville orange