blood orange

noun

Definition of blood orange

: a cultivated sweet orange having fruit with usually red pulp also : its fruit

Examples of blood orange in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That blood orange eureka moment resulted in Tejas, the brand’s top-seller, which also features jalapeño, lime and agave and pairs best with tequila. Kevin Gray, Dallas News, "Lakewood resident turns fruit hobby into a new cocktail infusion kit business," 13 Nov. 2020 Based on the brewery’s Haze Jude, this ale is billed as having citrus notes along with blood orange and cinnamon. Marc Bona, cleveland, "Christmas Ale guide: 60+ Greater Cleveland breweries offering seasonal, spicy brews," 10 Nov. 2020 This is the final opportunity to savor her legendary blood orange marmalade or her apricot and peach conserves, which are as near to eating fresh fruit as a commercial product can achieve. Los Angeles Times, "The food gift guide that also supports L.A. restaurants and businesses," 30 Oct. 2020 The new brew — made with raspberry, blood orange and Bulgarian rose — is available beginning Oct. 16 at Level Crossing Brewing Co., 2496 S. West Temple, in South Salt Lake. Alixel Cabrera, The Salt Lake Tribune, "Go Greek at new Taylorsville eatery or one-day pastry festival," 15 Oct. 2020 Gordon took home the trophy one day with his yogurt smoothie blended with rosemary and blood orange. Washington Post, "Muffin tin deep dish pizzas let kids get creative in the kitchen," 6 Oct. 2020 The gummies resemble pâte de fruits, the chewy French candy, and the products boast flavors such as Meyer lemon, kumquat, blood orange and huckleberry. Alicia Wallace, CNN, "Martha Stewart launches CBD line in crowded market," 10 Sep. 2020 The next morning, sunrise opened up like a blood orange lavender bruise over Barton Creek. Alison Medley, Houston Chronicle, "How one Austin road trip made enduring the pandemic a little bit easier," 21 Sep. 2020 Florals are still the focus—tuberose direct from Grasse is now the centerpiece—but Demachy's addition of pink peppercorn, blood orange, and sandalwood provide counterpoints, thanks to a distinctly modern burst of fruit and aromatic wood. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Fall’s Best Scents Are a Feast for the Senses," 21 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of blood orange

1806, in the meaning defined above

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20 Nov 2020

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“Blood orange.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blood%20orange. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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