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Definition of orange
- 2 (also orange tree) the leathery-leaved evergreen tree that bears the orange, native to warm regions of south and Southeast Asia. Oranges are a major commercial crop in many warm regions of the world.
- Genus Citrus, family Rutaceae: several species, in particular the sweet orange (C. sinensis) and the Seville orange
late Middle English: from Old French orenge (in the phrase pomme d'orenge), based on Arabic nāranj, from Persian nārang