- 1A town in southern France, on the Rhône River, home of the ancestors of the Dutch royal house. See Orange, House of.
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- 1A round juicy citrus fruit with a tough bright reddish-yellow rind.More example sentences
- Slice each orange into 5mm rounds, trying to reserve as much juice as you can.
- There was a tree toward the front, its branches laden with big, bright oranges.
- When an orange is juiced, fibre and other health-giving elements are left behind.
- 1.1A drink made from or flavored with orange: a vodka and orangeMore example sentences
- The student's friends thought it was likely that her drink, a vodka and orange, had been spiked either as she was at the bar or as she was walking across the dance floor, as it was a large, open glass.
- Dyer is putting on an exhibition of running around, sort of like a mini-Pete Sampras lookalike who's drunk too much fizzy orange.
- Martin found he liked the strange new drink, but Jack wisely made his next drink orange and lemonade.
- 2 (also orange tree) 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.
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- Genus Citrus, family Rutaceae: several species, in particular the sweet orange (C. sinensis) and the Seville orange
- Zhaar or orange flower water is an extract of the Bergamot orange tree.
- Her romantic garden showcases David Austin roses, hydrangeas, camellias, orange trees and numerous perennial and annual plants.
- They came to a connected room, full of oranges and palm trees.
- 3A bright reddish-yellow color like that of the skin of a ripe orange.More example sentences
- We mean really bright colours like orange, yellow, red, and green.
- For those wanting something more bright, there are colours like orange, green, and lemon.
- ‘We are the only school in the country that has orange as its primary colour,’ director of athletics Jake Crouthamel outlined.
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- 1Reddish yellow, like a ripe orange in color: an orange glow in the skyMore example sentences
- Its creamy yellow to deep orange flowers glow like sunshine even on the darkest day until the frost finally kills them at the end of the year.
- The city was gorgeous during the fall, the yellow and orange leaves really giving the streets a special glow.
- Yellow or orange flame means one is wasting gas.
orangey (also orangy)
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- In Mary Dolman's two works, the orangy red fox lopes through a snowy scene with the sky above repeating the colour of the fox.
- Mars becomes a lot more orangy, but I can't make out any particular shape, not without a tripod or something, anyway.
- ‘For lips, there is a shift towards orangey reds or corals,’ says Molloy.
orangish (also orangeish)
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- By this time, the furniture is all covered with a light film of orangish dirt, the windows are grimy, and the garden, driveway and trees all look like they have recently emerged from a sea of dust.
- Most of the nodules, when cut with a diamond saw, were translucent to opaque and whitish-gray, but some had a reddish to orangish tint.
- It occurs as dark brown, red-brown, yellow-brown, orangish, and amber crystals.
late Middle English: from Old French orenge (in the phrase pomme d'orenge), based on Arabic nāranj, from Persian nārang.
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