any of various sweet oranges having a dark-red pulp.
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Origin of blood orange
First recorded in 1850–55
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Examples from the Web for blood orange
His colour was curiously attractive, while partly tropical; it reminded one vaguely of a blood-orange.The Wisdom of Father Brown|G. K. Chesterton
a variety of orange all or part of the pulp of which is dark red when ripe
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