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Tuesday word: Orange

Tuesday, Apr. 16, 2019

Orange (noun, adjective)
or·ange [awr-inj, or-]


noun
1. a globose, reddish-yellow, bitter or sweet, edible citrus fruit.
2. any white-flowered, evergreen citrus trees of the genus Citrus, bearing this fruit, as C. aurantium (bitter orange, Seville orange, or sour orange) and C. sinensis (sweet orange) cultivated in warm countries.
3. any of several other citrus trees, as the trifoliate orange.
4. any of several trees or fruits resembling an orange.
5. a color between yellow and red in the spectrum, an effect of light with a wavelength between 590 and 610 nm; reddish yellow.
6. Art. a secondary color that has been formed by the mixture of red and yellow pigments.

adjective
7. of or pertaining to the orange.
8. made or prepared with oranges or orangelike flavoring: orange sherbet.
9. of the color orange; reddish-yellow.

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Origin: 1300–50; Middle English: the fruit or tree < Old French orenge, cognate with Spanish naranja < Arabic naranj < Persian narang < Sanskrit nara?ga

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ORANGE
It took me 1,015 strokes to see this shade of green in a world of orange , and my jaw nearly dropped.
LOST FOR THOUSANDS OF STROKES: 'DESERT GOLFING' IS 'ANGRY BIRDS' AS MODERN ART|ALEC KUBAS-MEYER|JANUARY 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST

He took a final mouthful of orange soda and glanced back at his girlfriend, Hutchins.
MONEY, MURDER, AND ADOPTION: THE WILD TRIAL OF THE POLO KING|JACQUI GODDARD|OCTOBER 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST

There, Orange Scott ran the interurban, a turn-of-the-century electric trolley line that connected the boomtown with its exurbs.
THOSE KANSAS CITY BLUES: A FAMILY HISTORY|KATIE BAKER|OCTOBER 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST

His youngest son, Orange Scott, was a rough-and-tumble trickster and a terrible tease.
THOSE KANSAS CITY BLUES: A FAMILY HISTORY|KATIE BAKER|OCTOBER 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST

Scarecrows have been posted atop the lake dressed in orange suits and green hard hats.
OUR TRIP TO THE CLIMATE WAR'S GROUND ZERO|DARREN ARONOFSKY|SEPTEMBER 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST

Into a large wide mouthed bottle, put French brandy, and fresh rose leaves, or lemon and orange peel.
THE NEW ENGLAND COOK BOOK, OR YOUNG HOUSEKEEPER'S GUIDE|ANONYMOUS

On the other hand, the work of Orange for the time was finished.
THE RISE OF THE DUTCH REPUBLIC, VOLUME II.(OF III) 1566-74|JOHN LOTHROP MOTLEY

We must now move in the direction of the Orange River, where more activities were taking place.
SOUTH AFRICA AND THE TRANSVAAL WAR, VOL. 2 (OF 6)|LOUIS CRESWICKE

The lady sat down, and asked for a glass of orange water, to restore her strength after the shock she had received.
SAN-CRAVATE; OR, THE MESSENGERS; LITTLE STREAMS|CHARLES PAUL DE KOCK

But it was nothing to the burlesque which was shortly to be enacted on Orange River Station platform.
ON THE HEELS OF DE WET|THE INTELLIGENCE OFFICER
Tags: adjective, noun, o, theme: colour, wordsmith: simplyn2deep
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