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samiRawrx

  • 3 years ago

what came first, the fruit orange or the color orange?

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  1. Pac1f1cIslander
    • 3 years ago
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    http://answergirlnet.blogspot.com/2007/03/which-came-first-orange-fruit-or-orange.html

  2. Carl_Pham
    • 3 years ago
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    The color, I would expect. It seems very unlikely people would not have distinguished the color from both red and yellow, and had a word for it, until they had seen an orange.

  3. laurenc0c03
    • 3 years ago
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    the color

  4. Benjammin
    • 3 years ago
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    Well @Carl_Pham, the color itself obviously existed prior to the fruit, but use of the word "Orange" was first for the fruit and only later the color.

  5. BTaylor
    • 3 years ago
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    God said, Let there be light. and since light is comprised of all colors (including orange), it was there first.

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