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Definition of Orange
OrangeOrange Or"ange, n. [F.; cf. It. arancia, arancio, LL. arangia,
Sp. naranjia, Pg. laranja; all fr. Ar. n[=a]ranj, Per.
n[=a]ranj, n[=a]rang; cf. Skr. n[=a]ranga orange tree. The o-
in F. orange is due to confusion with or gold, L. aurum,
because the orange resembles gold in color.]
1. The fruit of a tree of the genus Citrus (C.
Aurantium). It is usually round, and consists of pulpy
carpels, commonly ten in number, inclosed in a leathery
rind, which is easily separable, and is reddish yellow
Note: There are numerous varieties of oranges; as, the
bitter orange, which is supposed to be the original
stock; the navel orange, which has the rudiment of a
second orange imbedded in the top of the fruit; the
blood orange, with a reddish juice; and the horned
orange, in which the carpels are partly separated.
2. (Bot.) The tree that bears oranges; the orange tree.
3. The color of an orange; reddish yellow.
Mandarin orange. See Mandarin.
Mock orange (Bot.), any species of shrubs of the genus
Philadelphus, which have whitish and often fragrant
Native orange, or Orange thorn (Bot.), an Australian
shrub (Citriobatus parviflorus); also, its edible yellow
Orange bird (Zo["o]l.), a tanager of Jamaica (Tanagra
zena); -- so called from its bright orange breast.
Orange cowry (Zo["o]l.), a large, handsome cowry
(Cypr[ae]a aurantia), highly valued by collectors of
shells on account of its rarity.
Orange grass (Bot.), an inconspicuous annual American plant
(Hypericum Sarothra), having minute, deep yellow
Orange oil (Chem.), an oily, terpenelike substance obtained
from orange rind, and distinct from neroli oil, which is
obtained from the flowers.
Orange pekoe, a kind of black tea.
Orange pippin, an orange-colored apple with acid flavor.
Quito orange, the orangelike fruit of a shrubby species of
nightshade (Solanum Quitoense), native in Quito.
Orange scale (Zo["o]l.) any species of scale insects which
infests orange trees; especially, the purple scale
(Mytilaspis citricola), the long scale (M. Gloveri),
and the red scale (Aspidiotus Aurantii).
Orange Or"ange, a.
Of or pertaining to an orange; of the color of an orange;
reddish yellow; as, an orange ribbon.
Meaning of Orange from wikipedia
- Look up Orange
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Orange
most often refers
(colour), occurs between
red and yellow
in the visible...
- An orange
is a fruit
of various citrus species
in the family Rutaceae
(see list of plants known
); it primarily refers
× sinensis, which...
County, colloquially known
as OC (each letter pronounced
individually), is a county located
in the Los Angeles metropolitan
area in Southern
is the colour between yellow
and red on the spectrum
eyes perceive orange
when observing light
with a dominant
- Agent Orange
is a chemical herbicide
and defoliant, one of the "tactical use" Rainbow
Herbicides. It was used by the U.S. military
as part of its herbicidal...
- up clockwork orange
or **** as a clockwork orange
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A Clockwork Orange
to: A Clockwork Orange
(novel), a 1962...
- 1650 – 8 March
1702), also widely known
, was the sovereign Prince
from birth, Stadtholder
of Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht,...
- International Orange
(Engineering) #BA160C International Orange
(Golden Gate Bridge) #F04A00 International Orange
(Aerospace) #FF4F00 International orange
- In optics, orange
has a wavelength between approximately
585 and 620 nm and a hue of 30° in HSV color
space. In the RGB color space
it is a secondary
- Bitter orange
, Seville orange
, bigarade orange
, or marmalade orange
is the citrus
and its fruit. It is native
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