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English adjective: orange

1. orange of the color between red and yellow; similar to the color of a ripe orange



Antonymsachromatic, neutral

English noun: orange

1. orange (food) round yellow to orange fruit of any of several citrus trees

Broader (hypernym)citrous fruit, citrus, citrus fruit

Narrower (hyponym)bitter orange, Seville orange, sour orange, sweet orange, temple orange

Part holonymorange peel, orange rind

Part meronymorange, orange tree

2. orange (attribute) orange color or pigment; any of a range of colors between red and yellow


Broader (hypernym)chromatic color, chromatic colour, spectral color, spectral colour

Narrower (hyponym)reddish orange

3. orange (plant) any citrus tree bearing oranges

Synonymsorange tree

Broader (hypernym)citrus, citrus tree

Narrower (hyponym)bergamot, bergamot orange, bigarade, bitter orange, bitter orange tree, Citrus aurantium, Citrus bergamia, Citrus nobilis, Citrus sinensis, king orange, marmalade orange, Seville orange, sour orange, sweet orange, sweet orange tree, tangor, temple orange, temple orange tree

Part holonymorange

Member meronymgenus Citrus

Substance holonymorangewood

4. orange (substance) any pigment producing the orange color

Broader (hypernym)pigment

5. Orange (object) a river in South Africa that flows generally westward to the Atlantic Ocean

SynonymsOrange River

Instance hypernymriver

Part meronymRepublic of South Africa, South Africa

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