Cool facts about the word “orange”
- The word "orange" described a fruit before it described a color.
The English word "orange" was first used to describe citrus in the 1300s, and wasn’t used for the color for another 200 years. Mental Floss says that "linguists believe people generally referred to orange as "yellow-red," ġeolurēad in Old English." — Read the rest
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October 16, 2021 at 11:44AM