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Pronunciation: or'anj


  1. The fruit of the orange tree, Citrus sinensis or C. aurantium (family Rutaceae).
  2. A color between red and yellow in the spectrum. For individual orange dyes, see specific name.

[O.F. orenge, fr. Ar. naranj, the initial n being absorbed in Fr. article une]

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