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Osage orange:see mulberrymulberry,
common name for the Moraceae, a family of deciduous or evergreen trees and shrubs, often climbing, mostly of pantropical distribution, and characterized by milky sap. Several genera bear edible fruit, e.g.
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osage orange[′ō‚sāj ′är·inj]
Maclura pomifera. A tree in the mulberry family of the Urticales characterized by yellowish bark, milky sap, simple entire leaves, strong axillary thorns, and aggregate green fruit about the size and shape of an orange.
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