Chinese orange

noun

Definition of Chinese orange

1 : a kumquat (Fortunella japonica) having globular fruit
2 : a vivid yellowish pink to strong reddish orange that is very slightly redder than capucine red

called also Japanese yellow

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“Chinese orange.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chinese%20orange. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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