There are 3 definitions of orange in English:

orange1

Syllabification: or·ange
Pronunciation: /ˈôrənj, ˈär-
 
/

noun

1A round juicy citrus fruit with a tough bright reddish-yellow rind.
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  • 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 orange
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  • 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.
  • Genus Citrus, family Rutaceae: several species, in particular the sweet orange (C. sinensis) and the Seville orange
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  • 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.
2.1Used in names of other plants with fruit or flowers similar to the orange, e.g., mock orange.
3A bright reddish-yellow color like that of the skin of a ripe orange.
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  • 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.

adjective

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1Reddish yellow, like a ripe orange in color: an orange glow in the sky
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  • 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.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French orenge (in the phrase pomme d'orenge), based on Arabic nāranj, from Persian nārang.

Derivatives

orangey

(also orangy) adjective
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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) adjective
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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.

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There are 3 definitions of orange in English:

Orange2

Syllabification: Or·ange
Pronunciation: /ôˈräNZH, ˈär-
 
/
1A town in southern France, on the Rhône River, home of the ancestors of the Dutch royal house. See Orange, House of.
2A city in southwestern California, southeast of Los Angeles in an agricultural area; population 136,392 (est. 2008).

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Orange3

Line breaks: Or¦ange
Pronunciation: /ˈɒrɪn(d)ʒ/

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adjective

Relating to the Orange Order: Orange marches

Derivatives

Orangeism

noun

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