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orange US English

A round juicy citrus fruit with a tough bright reddish-yellow rind

Orange1 US English

A town in southern France, on the Rhône River, home of the ancestors of the Dutch royal house

Orange2 US English

Relating to the Orange Order

Orange, House of US English

The Dutch royal house, originally a princely dynasty of the principality centered on the town of Orange in the 16th century

East Orange US English

A city in northeastern New Jersey, northwest of Newark; population 65,390 (est. 2008)

mock orange US English

A bushy shrub of north temperate regions that is cultivated for its strongly scented white flowers whose perfume resembles orange blossom

orange peel US English

The skin of an orange

orange tip US English

A cream-coloured butterfly of both Eurasia and North America, the male (and sometimes the female) of which has orange tips to the forewings

West Orange US English

A suburban township in northeastern New Jersey, northwest of Newark; population 42,617 (est. 2008)

Agent Orange US English

A defoliant chemical used by the US in the Vietnam War

bitter orange US English

Another term for Seville orange.

blood orange US English

An orange of a variety with red or red-streaked flesh

monkey orange US English

A small evergreen tree of warm climates, which bears a hard-shelled edible fruit with poisonous seeds

navel orange US English

A large, seedless orange that has a navellike depression at the top and contains a small secondary fruit underneath it

Orange County US English

A county in southwestern California, between Los Angeles and San Diego; population 3,010,759 (est. 2008)

Orange Order US English

A Protestant political society in Ireland, especially in Northern Ireland

orange pekoe US English

A type of black tea made from young leaves

Orange River US English

The longest river in South Africa, which rises in the Drakensberg Mountains in northeastern Lesotho and flows westward for 1,155 miles (1,859 km) to the Atlantic Ocean. It forms the border between Namibia and South Africa

orange roughy US English

An edible roughy, much prized for its white flesh. Found in deep waters of temperate oceans worldwide, its reddish body turns orange after being exposed to air

orange stick US English

A thin stick, pointed at one end and typically made of orange wood, used for manicuring the fingernails

Osage orange US English

A small spiny North American deciduous tree that bears inedible green orangelike fruit. Its durable yellowish-orange wood was formerly used by American Indians for bows and other weapons

Agent Orange New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

defoliant chemical used by the US in the Vietnam War

Blenheim Orange US English

An English dessert apple of a golden or orange-red variety which ripens late in the season

orange blossom US English

Flowers from an orange tree, traditionally worn by the bride at a wedding

Seville orange US English

A bitter-tasting orange used for marmalade

Blenheim Orange New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

orange-red variety of English apple

Orange, William of US English

William III of Great Britain and Ireland (see William).

peau d'orange US English

A pitted or dimpled appearance of the skin, especially as characteristic of some cases of breast cancer or due to cellulite

Orange, William of New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

William III of Great Britain and Ireland

peau d'orange New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

pitted appearance of the skin

Orange Free State US English

An area and former province in central South Africa, north of the Orange River. First settled by Boers after the Great Trek, the area became a province of the Union of South Africa in 1910 and in 1994 became one of the new provinces of South Africa

William of Orange US English

, William III of Great Britain and Ireland (see William).

Orange Free State New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

province in central South Africa

orange flower water US English

A solution of neroli in water, used in perfumery and as a food flavoring

Jaffa US English

A large oval orange of a thick-skinned variety

Jaffa orange in Jaffa2 US English

A large oval orange of a thick-skinned variety

orange tree in orange US English

The leathery-leaved evergreen tree that bears the orange, native to warm regions of south and Southeast Asia. Oranges are a major commercial crop in many warm regions of the world

bergamot orange in bergamot1 US English

The tree which bears a variety of Seville orange from which bergamot is extracted

cadmium yellow US English

A bright yellow pigment containing cadmium sulfide. Deeper versions are called cadmium orange; the addition of cadmium selenide gives cadmium red

chromide US English

A small deep-bodied fish of India and Sri Lanka, found in brackish water

mandarin US English

A small flattish citrus fruit with a loose skin, especially a variety with yellow-orange skin

mandarin orange in mandarin2 US English

A small flattish citrus fruit with a loose skin, especially a variety with yellow-orange skin

calamondin US English

A small hybrid citrus plant that bears fragrant white flowers followed by small orange-yellow fruit, native to the Philippines and widely grown as a houseplant


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