Definitions for osage orange

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word osage orange

Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. osage orange, bow wood, mock orange, Maclura pomifera(noun)

    small shrubby deciduous yellowwood tree of south central United States having spines, glossy dark green leaves and an inedible fruit that resembles an orange; its hard orange-colored wood used for bows by Native Americans; frequently planted as boundary hedge

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. osage orange(Noun)

    The tree Maclura pomifera, noted for its large, dense, wrinkly, bright green and unpalatable fruit, once a popular hedge tree in the United States.

  2. osage orange(Noun)

    The fruit of this tree.


Find a translation for the osage orange definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these osage orange definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"osage orange." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 28 Mar. 2015. < orange>.

Are we missing a good definition for osage orange? Don't keep it to yourself...

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for osage orange:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.