Osage orangeOsage orange
- a small thorny tree (Maclura pomifera) of the mulberry family, with hard, yellow wood, native to the central U.S. and often used for hedges
- its greenish-yellow, orange-shaped, inedible fruit
A dioecious spiny tree (Maclura pomifera) native to the south-central United States, having round greenish inedible fruit and formerly used in hedgerows.
(plural osage oranges)
- The tree Maclura pomifera, noted for its large, dense, wrinkly, bright green and unpalatable fruit, once a popular hedge tree in the United States.
- The fruit of this tree.