orange: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ôr'inj, or'-), [key]
- a globose, reddish-yellow, bitter or sweet, edible citrus fruit.
- any white-flowered, evergreen citrus trees of the genus Citrus, bearing this fruit, as C. aurantiumand C. sinensiscultivated in warm countries.
- any of several other citrus trees, as the trifoliate orange.
- any of several trees or fruits resembling an orange.
- a color between yellow and red in the spectrum, an effect of light with a wavelength between 590 and 610 nm; reddish yellow.
- a secondary color that has been formed by the mixture of red and yellow pigments.
- of or pertaining to the orange.
- made or prepared with oranges or orangelike flavoring: orange sherbet.
- of the color orange; reddish-yellow.
Pronunciation: (ôr'inj, or'- Fr. ô&sylpränzh' for 3, 6), [key]
- a member of a European princely family ruling in the United Kingdom from 1688 to 1694 and in the Netherlands since 1815.
- a river in the Republic of South Africa, flowing W from Lesotho to the Atlantic. 1300 mi. (2095 km) long.
- a former small principality of W Europe: now in the SE part of France.
- a city in SW California, near Los Angeles. 91,788.
- a city in NE New Jersey, near Newark. 31,136.
- a town in SE France, near Avignon: Roman ruins. 26,468.
- a city in SE Texas. 23,628.
- a town in S Connecticut. 13,237.
- orange (Thesaurus)