blood orange

blood′ or`ange
pln any of various sweet oranges having a dark-red pulp
Etymology: 1850–55

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • Blood orange — Blood Blood (bl[u^]d), n. [OE. blod, blood, AS. bl[=o]d; akin to D. bloed, OHG. bluot, G. blut, Goth. bl[=o][thorn], Icel. bl[=o][eth], Sw. & Dan. blod; prob. fr. the same root as E. blow to bloom. See {Blow} to bloom.] 1. The fluid which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blood orange — Orange Or ange ([o^]r [e^]nj), n. [F.; cf. It. arancia, arancio, LL. arangia, Sp. naranjia, Pg. laranja; all fr. Ar. n[=a]ranj, Per. n[=a]ranj, n[=a]rang; cf. Skr. n[=a]ranga orange tree. The o in F. orange is due to confusion with or gold, L.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blood orange — blood .orange n an orange with red juice …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • blood orange — blood ,orange noun count a type of orange with red flesh and juice …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Blood orange — taxobox name = Blood Orange image caption = Blood Orange regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots unranked ordo = Rosids ordo = Sapindales familia = Rutaceae genus = Citrus species = C. sinensis binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • blood orange — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms blood orange : singular blood orange plural blood oranges a type of orange with red flesh and juice …   English dictionary

  • blood orange — apelsininis citrinmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūtinių šeimos medingas, maistinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Citrus sinensis), auginamas atogrąžose ir paatogrąžiuose; jo vaisiai valgomi, iš jų gaminami gėrimai, kvapiosios… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • blood orange — noun : any of several varieties of the sweet orange with deep red pulp * * * ˈblood orange [blood orange] noun a type of orange with red flesh …   Useful english dictionary

  • blood orange — /ˈblʌd ɒrɪndʒ/ (say blud orinj) noun a variety of orange with blood red flesh and skin when ripe …   Australian English dictionary

  • blood orange — noun Date: 1851 a cultivated sweet orange having fruit with usually red pulp; also its fruit …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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