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orange

  

      n  
1    any of several citrus trees, esp. Citrus sinensis (sweet orange) and the Seville orange, cultivated in warm regions for their round edible fruit  
   See also       tangerine       1  
2   
a    the fruit of any of these trees, having a yellowish-red bitter rind and segmented juicy flesh  
   See also       navel orange  
b    (as modifier)  
orange peel     
3    the hard wood of any of these trees  
4    any of a group of colours, such as that of the skin of an orange, that lie between red and yellow in the visible spectrum in the approximate wavelength range 620--585 nanometres  
5    a dye or pigment producing these colours  
6    orange cloth or clothing  
dressed in orange     
7    any of several trees or herbaceous plants that resemble the orange, such as mock orange  
      adj  
8    of the colour orange  
     (C14: via Old French from Old Provençal auranja, from Arabic naranj, from Persian narang, from Sanskrit naranga, probably of Dravidian origin)  


Agent Orange  
      n   a highly poisonous herbicide used as a spray for defoliation and crop destruction, esp. by U.S. forces during the Vietnam War  
     (C20: named after the identifying colour stripe on its container)  
bitter orange  
      n      another name for       Seville orange  
blood orange  
      n   a variety of orange all or part of the pulp of which is dark red when ripe  
Cox's Orange Pippin  
      n   a variety of eating apple with sweet flesh and a red-tinged green skin,   (Often shortened to)    Cox  
     (C19: named after R. Cox, its English propagator)  
mock orange  
      n  
1      (Also called)    syringa   any shrub of the genus Philadelphus, esp. P. coronarius, with white fragrant flowers that resemble those of the orange: family Philadelphaceae  
2    any other shrub or tree that resembles the orange tree  
navel orange  
      n   a sweet orange that is usually seedless and has at its apex a navel-like depression enclosing an underdeveloped secondary fruit  
Orange   [1]  
      n  
1    a river in S Africa, rising in NE Lesotho and flowing generally west across the South African plateau to the Atlantic: the longest river in South Africa. Length: 2093 km (1300 miles)  
2      (French)   a town in SE France: a small principality in the Middle Ages, the descendants of which formed the House of Orange. Pop.: 28136 (1990),   (Ancient name)    Arausio  
Orange   [2]  
      n  
1    a princely family of Europe. Its possessions, originally centred in S France, passed in 1544 to the count of Nassau, who became William I of Orange and helped to found the United Provinces of the Netherlands. Since 1815 it has been the name of the reigning house of the Netherlands. It was the ruling house of Great Britain and Ireland under William III and Mary (1689--94) and under William III as sole monarch (1694--1702)  
2    modifier   of or relating to the Orangemen  
3    modifier   of or relating to the royal dynasty of Orange  
orange blossom  
      n   the flowers of the orange tree, traditionally worn by brides  
orange chromide  
      n   an Asian cichlid fish, Etropus maculatus, with a brownish-orange spotted body  
orange flower water  
      n   a distilled infusion of orange blossom, used in cakes, confectionery, etc.  
Orange Free State  
      n   a former province of central South Africa, between the Orange and Vaal rivers: settled by Boers in 1836 after the Great Trek; annexed by Britain in 1848; became a province of South Africa in 1910; replaced in 1994 by the new province of Free State; economy based on agriculture and mineral resources (esp. gold and uranium). Capital: Bloemfontein  
orange peel  
      n  
1    the thick pitted rind of an orange  
2    anything resembling this in surface texture, such as skin or porcelain  
orange-peel fungus  
      n      See       elf-cup  
orange pekoe  
      n   a superior grade of black tea made from the small leaves at the tips of the plant stems and growing in India and Sri Lanka  
orange roughy  
      n   a marine food fish, Hoplosthenus atlanticus, of S Pacific waters  
orange stick  
      n   a small stick used to clean the fingernails and cuticles, having one pointed and one rounded end  
orange-tip  
      n   a European butterfly, Anthocharis cardamines, having whitish wings with orange-tipped forewings: family Pieridae  
Osage orange  
      n  
1    a North American moraceous tree, Maclura pomifera, grown for hedges and ornament  
2    the warty orange-like fruit of this plant  
poor man's orange  
      n     (N.Z.)  
informal, obsolete   a grapefruit  
Seville orange  
      n  
1    an orange tree, Citrus aurantium, of tropical and semitropical regions: grown for its bitter fruit, which is used to make marmalade  
2    the fruit of this tree,   (Also called)    bitter orange  
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n.
Beautiful girl
n.
young woman who adopts a unconventional behavior and look
term largely used in the 20's to describe women who acted contrary to what was commonly expected by going out, drinking, smoking, dancing, wearing make-up etc.
n.
a woman, generally in her twenties, who shows she is having a good time with her friends by shooting "WOO" ("HOO") usually in unison with other woo girls
[Fam.]
n.
spelling for "girl" used by Katie Perry
n.
underaged girl looking mature, that can thus bring somebody to jail if he is caught in a relationship with her
made with Jail and Bait
n.
a round and sweet fruit with pale, orange-colored skin that comes from a tree of the same name

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