blood orange

noun

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

Examples of blood orange in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1806, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of blood orange was in 1806

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“Blood orange.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blood%20orange. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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