orange

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to an orange; of the color of an orange.

Part of speech: noun

A large juicy fruit, with a reddish yellow rind; also, the tree that bears it or the color of the fruit.

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Usage examples "orange":

  1. An apple, an orange, an heir, an honor, etc. - "How to Speak and Write Correctly", Joseph Devlin.
  2. Yellow, or Orange- coloured Spots. - "Disease in Plants", H. Marshall Ward.
  3. Later still in the flat tiles scarcely anything but blue and yellow are used, though the blue and the yellow may be of two shades, light and dark, golden and orange. - "Portuguese Architecture", Walter Crum Watson.