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 for Mock orange
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Orange \Or"ange\ ([o^]r"[e^]nj), n. [F.; cf. It. arancia,
     arancio, LL. arangia, Sp. naranjia, Pg. laranja; all fr. Ar.
     n[=a]ranj, Per. n[=a]ranj, n[=a]rang; cf. Skr. n[=a]ranga
     orange tree. The o- in F. orange is due to confusion with or
     gold, L. aurum, because the orange resembles gold in color.]
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     1. The fruit of a tree of the genus Citrus ({Citrus
        Aurantium). It is usually round, and consists of pulpy
        carpels, commonly ten in number, inclosed in a leathery
        rind, which is easily separable, and is reddish yellow
        when ripe.
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     Note: There are numerous varieties of oranges; as, the
           bitter orange, which is supposed to be the original
           stock; the navel orange, which has the rudiment of a
           second orange imbedded in the top of the fruit; the
           blood orange, with a reddish juice; and the horned
           orange, in which the carpels are partly separated.
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     2. (Bot.) The tree that bears oranges; the orange tree.
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     3. The color of an orange; reddish yellow.
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     Mandarin orange. See Mandarin.
     Mock orange (Bot.), any species of shrubs of the genus
        Philadelphus, which have whitish and often fragrant
     Native orange, or Orange thorn (Bot.), an Australian
        shrub ({Citriobatus parviflorus); also, its edible yellow
     Orange+bird+(Zool.),+a+tanager+of+Jamaica+({Tanagra+zena">Orange bird (Zool.), a tanager of Jamaica ({Tanagra zena);
        -- so called from its bright orange breast.
     Orange cowry (Zool.), a large, handsome cowry ({Cypraea
        aurantia), highly valued by collectors of shells on
        account of its rarity.
     Orange grass (Bot.), an inconspicuous annual American plant
        ({Hypericum Sarothra), having minute, deep yellow
     Orange oil (Chem.), an oily, terpenelike substance obtained
        from orange rind, and distinct from neroli oil, which is
        obtained from the flowers.
     Orange pekoe, a kind of black tea.
     Orange pippin, an orange-colored apple with acid flavor.
     Quito orange, the orangelike fruit of a shrubby species of
        nightshade ({Solanum Quitoense), native in Quito.
     Orange scale (Zool.) any species of scale insects which
        infests orange trees; especially, the purple scale
        ({Mytilaspis citricola), the long scale ({Mytilaspis
        Gloveri), and the red scale ({Aspidiotus Aurantii}).
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mock \Mock\, a.
     Imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit; assumed;
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           That superior greatness and mock majesty. --Spectator.
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     Mock bishop's weed (Bot.), a genus of slender umbelliferous
        herbs ({Discopleura) growing in wet places.
     Mock heroic, burlesquing the heroic; as, a mock heroic
     Mock lead. See Blende (
     a ).
     Mock nightingale (Zool.), the European blackcap.
     Mock orange (Bot.), a genus of American and Asiatic shrubs
        ({Philadelphus), with showy white flowers in panicled
        cymes. Philadelphus coronarius, from Asia, has fragrant
        flowers; the American kinds are nearly scentless.
     Mock sun. See Parhelion.
     Mock turtle soup, a soup made of calf's head, veal, or
        other meat, and condiments, in imitation of green turtle
     Mock velvet, a fabric made in imitation of velvet. See
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  mock orange
      n 1: large hardy shrub with showy and strongly fragrant creamy-
           white flowers in short terminal racemes [syn: mock
           orange, syringa, Philadelphus coronarius]
      2: shrubby thorny deciduous tree of southeastern United States
         with white flowers and small black drupaceous fruit [syn:
         southern buckthorn, shittimwood, shittim, mock
         orange, Bumelia lycioides]
      3: small flowering evergreen tree of southern United States
         [syn: cherry laurel, laurel cherry, mock orange, wild
         orange, Prunus caroliniana]
      4: 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 [syn: osage orange, bow wood,
         mock orange, Maclura pomifera]

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