From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food, dish, Colours
orangeor‧ange1 /ˈɒrəndʒ $ ˈɔː-, ˈɑː-/ ●●● S1 W2 noun 1 oranges.jpg [countable]DFF a round fruit that has a thick orange skin and is divided into parts inside Peel the oranges and divide them into segments. orange juice orange peel orange groves (=areas of orange trees)2 [uncountable]CC a colour that is between red and yellow a bright shade of orange
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orangeOranges are a good source of Vitamin C.It is almost impossible to find an orange in Havana.We had toast and orange juice for breakfast.The sky burned white-hot, then slowly faded through yellow and orange to a glowering copper-red.Moving clockwise, orange is analogous to red.On a dace they are tinted a faint orange; on chub a deeper orange.Combine the dried fruits and mix with the grated orange and lemon rind.The juiciest orange feels the squeeze.Apparently, he drinks two pints of milk and, as soon as he feels drowsy, he drinks two pints of orange juice.They had painted the house in shades of orange, blue, and tan.
orangeorange2 ●●● S2 W2 adjective between red and yellow in colour an orange shirtOrangeOrange trademark an Internet and mobile phone company which operates in many countries and is owned by France Telecom.Origin orange (1200-1300) Old French Arabic naranj, from Sanskrit naranga orange tree