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Topic: FOOD DISH

Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: Arabic naranj, from Sanskrit naranga 'orange tree'

orange

noun
     
orange
or‧ange S3
1 [countable]DFF a round fruit that has a thick orange skin and is divided into parts inside:
orange juice
orange peel
Peel the oranges and divide them into segments.
orange groves (=where orange trees grow)
2 [uncountable]CC a colour that is between red and yellow:
a bright shade of orange
orange adjective:
an orange shirt
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