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orange British & World English

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

Orange1 British & World English

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

Orange2 British & World English

Relating to the Orange Order

Orange, House of British & World English

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

East Orange British & World English

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

mock orange British & World English

A bushy shrub of north temperate regions, which is cultivated for its strongly scented white flowers, the perfume of which resembles orange blossom

orange peel British & World English

The skin of an orange

orange tip British & World 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 British & World English

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

Agent Orange British & World English

A defoliant chemical used by the US in the Vietnam War

bitter orange British & World English

Another term for Seville orange.

blood orange British & World English

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

monkey orange British & World English

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

navel orange British & World English

A large seedless orange of a variety which has a navel-like depression at the top containing a small secondary fruit

Orange County British & World English

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

Orange Lodge British & World English

Another name for Orange Order.

Orange Order British & World English

A Protestant political society in Ireland, especially in Northern Ireland

orange pekoe British & World English

A type of black tea made from young leaves

Orange River British & World English

The longest river in South Africa, which rises in the Drakensberg Mountains in NE Lesotho and flows generally westward for 1,859 km (1,155 miles) to the Atlantic, forming the border between Namibia and South Africa in its lower course

orange roughy British & World 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 British & World English

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

Osage orange British & World English

A small spiny North American deciduous tree which bears inedible green orange-like fruit. Its durable orange-coloured timber 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 British & World English

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

orange blossom British & World English

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

Seville orange British & World English

A bitter orange used for marmalade

Blenheim Orange New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

orange-red variety of English apple

Orange, William of British & World English

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

peau d'orange British & World 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 British & World English

An area and former province in central South Africa, situated to the north of the Orange River. An area inhabited by Bantu-speaking farmers, it was first settled by Boers after the Great Trek. It 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 British & World 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 British & World English

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

Jaffa British & World English

A large oval orange of a thick-skinned variety

Jaffa orange in Jaffa2 British & World English

A large oval orange of a thick-skinned variety

orange tree in orange British & World English

The leathery-leaved evergreen tree which produces oranges, native to warm regions of south and SE Asia

bergamot orange in bergamot1 British & World English

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

cadmium yellow British & World English

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

chromide British & World English

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

mandarin British & World English

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

mandarin orange in mandarin2 British & World English

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

calamondin British & World English

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


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