blood orange


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The cocktail menu is as dreamy as the views, with a sparkling sangria, Champagne cocktail Cappelletti spritz and zero-proof blood orange spritzer. Gabi De La Rosa, Chron, 13 Mar. 2023 Some of the regular dishes will include oyster with sturgeon caviar and blood orange pearls, sashimi, chawanmushi, nigiri, soup, dessert and matcha tea service. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 8 Mar. 2023 Its other signature, Oompa Loompa, is a blood orange sorbet served atop an oyster with salmon and cucumber. Chris Dwyer, CNN, 5 Mar. 2023 Here goes: Spanish charcuterie and cheeses, cannellini bean salad, roasted beet salad and vegan olive oil shortbread with blood orange glaze. Kirsten Chuba, The Hollywood Reporter, 4 Mar. 2023 Primo’s MX Kitchen and Lounge Enjoy $10 blood orange guavaritas, or get a to-go guavarita kit for $30. Dallas News, 17 Feb. 2023 The Hudson River Mist is a take on the Italian spritz with orange bitters, orgeat syrup, prosecco, club soda, and a blood orange wheel. ELLE, 17 Feb. 2023 The Redemption gets its crimson shade from PAMA pomegranate liqueur and blood orange soda. Al Shipley, SPIN, 3 Feb. 2023 Then, blood orange slices are added for extra fiber and flavor. Good Housekeeping, 31 Jan. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1806, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of blood orange was in 1806

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“Blood orange.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

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