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orange

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noun or·ange \ˈär-inj, ˈär(-ə)nj; chiefly Northern & Midland ˈȯr-inj, ˈȯr(-ə)nj\

Simple Definition of orange

  • : a citrus fruit that is round and that has an orange skin

  • : a color between red and yellow that is like the color of fire and carrots

Full Definition of orange

  1. 1 a :  a globose berry with a yellowish to reddish-orange rind and a sweet edible pulp b :  any of various small evergreen citrus trees (genus Citrus) with glossy ovate leaves, hard yellow wood, fragrant white flowers, and fruits that are oranges

  2. 2 :  any of several trees or fruits resembling the orange

  3. 3 :  any of a group of colors that are between red and yellow in hue

Origin of orange

Middle English, from Anglo-French orrange, araunge, from Old Occitan auranja, from Arabic nāranj, from Persian nārang, from Sanskrit nāraṅga orange tree


First Known Use: 14th century


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orange

adjective or·ange

Definition of orange

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the orange

  2. 2 :  of the color orange



1542

First Known Use of orange

1542


Orange

adjective or·ange

Definition of Orange

  1. :  of, relating to, or sympathizing with Orangemen

Or·ange·ism play \ˈär-in-ˌji-zəm, ˈär(ə-)n-, ˈȯr-in-, ˈȯr(ə-)n-\ noun


1795

First Known Use of orange

1795


Orange

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geographical name Or·ange \ˈär-inj, ˈär(-ə)nj, ˈȯr-inj, ˈȯr(-ə)nj\

Definition of Orange

  1. 1 city SW California N of Santa Ana pop 136,416

  2. 2 river 1300 miles (2092 kilometers) S Africa flowing from the Drakensberg in Lesotho W into the Atlantic




Orange

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geographical name or·ange \ȯ-ˈräⁿzh\

Definition of Orange

  1. city SE France N of Avignon pop 27,999





ORANGE Defined for Kids

orange

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noun or·ange \ˈȯr-inj\

Definition of orange

  1. 1 :  a color between red and yellow :  the color of a carrot

  2. 2 :  a sweet juicy citrus fruit with orange colored rind that grows on an evergreen tree with shining leaves and fragrant white flowers




Medical Dictionary

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noun or·ange \ˈär-inj, ˈȯr-\

Medical Definition of orange

  1. 1a:  a globose berry with a yellowish to reddish orange rind and a sweet edible pulpb:  any of various rather small evergreen trees (genus Citrus) with ovate leaves, hard yellow wood, fragrant white flowers, and fruits that are oranges

  2. 2 often capitalized :  agent orange





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