Definition for OR'ANGE

OR'ANGE, n. [Fr. from L. aurantium; so named from aurum, gold, which the orange resembles in color; It. arancio; Sp. naranjo; Port. laranja; D. oranje; G. orange.]

The fruit of a species of Citrus which grows in warm climates. The fruit is round and depressed; it has a rough rind, which when ripe is yellow. This contains a vesicular pulp inclosed in nine cells for seeds. The tree producing oranges grows to the highth of ten or twelve feet and bears the same name.

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