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 The variety pack, White Claw’s first for Surge, comes with four refreshing and fun flavors, including blackberry and natural lime, which are new, alongside the old favorites in blood orange and cranberry. Victoria Uwumarogie, Essence, 16 Sep. 2021 But instead of alcohol, this Elixir is packed with the exotic citrus of blood orange and green mandarin, the fizz of non-alcoholic Prosecco, and the cooling power of American ginseng, turmeric, and holy basil (tulsi) to help you de-stress. Amber Love Bond, Forbes, 3 Sep. 2021 Both the blood orange and cranberry flavors have hints of vodka, resembling that of mixed drinks — which, by the way, are trending rather popularly on store shelves themselves in the form of canned cocktails — rather than seltzers. Brian Manzullo, Detroit Free Press, 2 Sep. 2021 Starting this week, White Claw is launching its first-ever Surge Variety Pack, a 12-pack of 8%-alcohol-by-volume White Claws featuring cranberry, blood orange, lime and blackberry flavors. Brian Manzullo, Detroit Free Press, 2 Sep. 2021 Cobbler cocktails are served in much taller, tropical-style glasses and are made with housemade jams in flavors including cherry anise, pear ginger and blood orange vanilla. Tirion Morris, The Arizona Republic, 21 Aug. 2021 The most recent set of flavors includes a fruity roundup with options like passion fruit, blood orange raspberry and triple berry pie. The Chronicle Food Team, San Francisco Chronicle, 17 June 2021 The impacts of the Western fires have become so far-reaching that the smoke traveled to the East Coast, creating unusually hazy skies and blood orange sunrises. Rachel Ramirez, CNN, 24 July 2021 Avec’s flavors are bold — think jalapeño and blood orange or hibiscus and pomegranate — and made with high-quality ingredients and without artificial additives. New York Times, 21 July 2021

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First Known Use of blood orange

1806, in the meaning defined above

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4 Oct 2021

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“Blood orange.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blood%20orange. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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