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Origin of orange
Words nearby orange
Definition for oranges (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for oranges
Duarte owns a small plot of land where she grazes cattle and grows beans, maize, bananas, and oranges.China’s Nicaragua Canal Could Spark a New Central America Revolution|Nina Lakhani|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Comparing scotch blends with malts is like comparing apples and oranges.
Admittedly, this argument verges on comparing apples to oranges.It Costs a Lot of Money to Look This Cheap: Inside the Weird World of Celebrity Clone Surgery|Kevin Fallon|July 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At best, contrasting the campaign to the government was akin to “comparing apples and oranges.”Obama’s 2012 Campaign Prepped for Disaster. Obamacare Didn’t.|Lloyd Green|October 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Comparing Iraq and Afghanistan with Syria is apples and oranges, Kaufman argued.Biden Serves Up 2016 Speculation With a Side of Steak|David Catanese|September 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Two pounds of sugar, two quarts of water, and the juice of six oranges, mixed.The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book|Victor Hirtzler
Goods of this sort would be oranges, bread, clothing, jewels.The Value of Money|Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
At this moment a slight rustling was heard in the grove of oranges, where Don Estevan and Cuchillo were crouching in concealment.Wood Rangers|Mayne Reid
Grate the peels of four Seville oranges into a pint of water, then squeeze the juice into the water.The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;|Charlotte Campbell Bury
Oranges are here seen on the trees; and the trees, shrubs and flowers are green, and some of them in blossom.The Story of My Life|Egerton Ryerson
British Dictionary definitions for oranges (1 of 3)
- the fruit of any of these trees, having a yellowish-red bitter rind and segmented juicy fleshSee also navel orange
- (as modifier)orange peel
Word Origin for orange
British Dictionary definitions for oranges (2 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for oranges (3 of 3)
Idioms and Phrases with oranges
see apples and oranges.