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The One Word That Rhymes With “Orange”

For years, we’ve been told that there is no word in the English language that rhymes with orange. So, I checked that out.

Imagine my surprise when I found that there is one word, according to the mighty Oxford English Dictionary, that rhymes with orange.

It’s sporange and it’s a rare alternate form of sporangium. Sporangium is a botanical term for a part of a fern or similar plant.

Now you know. You’re welcome.

Until next time! Use the right words!


June 2, 2014 - Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , ,

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  1. […] I thought he might. I had just wowed the group by telling them the one word that rhymes with orange and the two words that rhyme with purple. The speaker said that chronic meant […]


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