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orange

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1orange

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

: 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
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
:  any of several trees or fruits resembling the orange
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

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

2orange

adjective

Definition of ORANGE

1
:  of or relating to the orange
2
:  of the color orange

First Known Use of ORANGE

1542

Other Color Terms

argentine, cerise, cerulean, cyan, ocher, perse, puce, taupe, vermilion

Orange

adjective

Definition of ORANGE

:  of, relating to, or sympathizing with Orangemen
Or·ange·ism \ˈär-in-ˌji-zəm, ˈär(ə-)n-, ˈr-in-, ˈr(ə-)n-\ noun

First Known Use of ORANGE

1795

Orange

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

Definition of ORANGE

1
city SW California N of Santa Ana pop 136,416
2
river 1300 miles (2092 kilometers) S Africa flowing from the Drakensberg in Lesotho W into the Atlantic

Orange

geographical name \-ˈräⁿzh\

Definition of ORANGE

city SE France N of Avignon pop 27,999

orange

noun or·ange \ˈär-inj, ˈr-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ORANGE

1
a :  a globose berry with a yellowish to reddish orange rind and a sweet edible pulp b :  any of various rather small evergreen trees (genus Citrus) with ovate leaves, hard yellow wood, fragrant white flowers, and fruits that are oranges
2
often capitalized :  agent orange

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