orange

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1or·ange

noun \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

Or·ange

geographical name \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

or·ange

noun \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

orange

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Any of several species of small trees or shrubs in the genus Citrus of the rue (or citrus) family and their fruits. Grown in tropical and subtropical regions, the nearly round fruits have leathery, oily rinds and edible, juicy inner flesh rich in vitamin C. Key commercial species include the China (sweet, or common) orange; the mandarin orange (including tangerines); and seedless navel oranges. The tree has broad, glossy, medium-size evergreen leaves, leafstalks with narrow wings, and very fragrant flowers. It bears fruit abundantly for 50–80 years. Oranges do not improve in quality off the tree, so they are picked when fully ripe. A sizeable portion of the U.S. crop is processed for frozen concentrated juice. By-products include essential oils, pectin, candied peel, orange marmalade, and stock feed.

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