Definitions of orange

  1. similar to the color of a ripe orange
  2. any of a range of colors between red and yellow
  3. round yellow to orange fruit of any of several citrus trees
  4. a river in South Africa that flows generally westward to the Atlantic Ocean
  5. any citrus tree bearing oranges
  6. any pigment producing the orange color
  7. The fruit of a tree of the genus Citrus ( C. Aurantium). It is usually round, and consists of pulpy carpels, commonly ten in number, inclosed in a leathery rind, which is easily separable, and is reddish yellow when ripe.
  8. The tree that bears oranges; the orange tree.
  9. The color of an orange; reddish yellow.
  10. Of or pertaining to an orange; of the color of an orange; reddish yellow; as, an orange ribbon.
  11. An evergreen tree with fragrant white flowers and a deep golden- colored and juicy fruit; the fruit itself; the golden- or reddish- yellow color of such fruit.
  12. Pertaining to such fruit; of a deep golden- or reddish- yellow.
  13. Aurantii fructus, the fruit of the orange- tree, Citrus aurantium; see aurantium.
  14. Delicious fruit furnishing an excellent essential oil.
  15. A tree with a delightful gold- colored fruit: its fruit: a color composed of red and yellow.
  16. Pertaining to an orange: orange- colored.
  17. A tree bearing a gold- colored fruit; its fruit; a color between yellow and red.
  18. Of the color of an orange.
  19. Pertaining to an orange; of the color of an orange.
  20. A large juicy fruit, with a reddish yellow rind; also, the tree that bears it or the color of the fruit.
  21. Of the colour of an orange.
  22. The fruit of a species of citrus, of a yellow colour and juicy flavour.
  23. The name of a tree, and its well- known fruit.
  24. Pert. to or resembling the colour of an orange.

Usage examples for orange

  1. My head throbs so, I don't quite understand," 'Lina said, piteously, while Hugh held the poor aching head against his bosom, crushing the orange blossoms, and whispering softly: " He means Adah." – Bad Hugh by Mary Jane Holmes
  2. He bought one for twelve thousand ducats, in one of the best wards of the city, with a fountain and pond, and a garden well stocked with orange trees. – The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  3. From pictures she had seen, Beth recognized the palms, and the orange trees. – A Little Florida Lady by Dorothy C. Paine
  4. Serve with brown gravy, or orange gravy, No. 488, and a cut lemon. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  5. For a moment he saw nothing; then, south of the star, he saw a thin, orange line. – Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet by Harold Leland Goodwin
  6. You've had an orange – The Garden Of Allah by Robert Hichens
  7. The increase is independent of the original length of the girdle, which may be round the earth or round an orange in any case the additional six yards will give a distance of nearly a yard all round. – Amusements in Mathematics by Henry Ernest Dudeney
  8. A warm orange glow suffused the ice and gladdened our hearts. – My Attainment of the Pole by Frederick A. Cook
  9. Only never show me another orange as long as I live. – The Motor Maids by Palm and Pine by Katherine Stokes
  10. Pernet- Ducher, 1900. Beautiful orange yellow. – Roses and Rose Growing by Rose Georgina Kingsley
  11. But the escape was but from the prison, for the city gate was locked when the carriage of the De Witts drove up, locked by order of the deputies of the Town Hall, and a certain young man- who was none other than William, Prince of Orange held the key. – The World's Greatest Books, Vol III by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
  12. The Prince of Orange said that the retreat was a miracle he could not have hoped for; that he could scarcely believe in it, but that it had saved his army, and the whole of the Low Countries. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  13. The city flag was orange and blue. – Mutineer by Robert J. Shea
  14. 10. No fruit is so good as the orange – Practical Grammar and Composition by Thomas Wood
  15. There are several popular varieties of the orange – History of California by Helen Elliott Bandini
  16. For twenty- four hours she lay in bed, and would have no one near her but her woman, who brought her a cup of orange flower water from time to time. – The Thirteen by Honore de Balzac
  17. Let's have plenty of orange – The Merriweather Girls and the Mystery of the Queen's Fan by Lizette M. Edholm
  18. But you know that my uncle has got the great orange garden, and is a rich man. – Four Phases of Love by Paul Heyse
  19. Why, that must be the light from the orange spot down there. – Pirates of the Gorm by Nat Schachner
  20. Own your own orange grove. – Police!!! by Robert W. Chambers