Meaning of ORANGE in English
/ ˈɒrɪndʒ; NAmE ˈɔːr-; ˈɑːr-/ noun , adjective
■ noun [ C , U ]
a round citrus fruit with thick reddish-yellow skin and a lot of sweet juice :
an orange tree
freshly squeezed orange juice
orange groves (= groups of orange trees)
—see also blood orange
( BrE ) orange juice, or a drink made from or tasting of oranges :
Would you like some orange?
A vodka and orange, please.
a bright reddish-yellow colour
see apple noun
bright reddish-yellow in colour :
yellow and orange flames
Orange related to or belonging to a Protestant political group which believes that Northern Ireland should remain part of the UK :
an Orange march
late Middle English : from Old French orenge (in the phrase pomme d'orenge ), based on Arabic nāranj , from Persian nārang .
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005