Why Is an Orange Called an Orange?

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Orange is called so because of misspelling. Originally, the fruit was called naranj in Sanskrit and it was passed into Arabia by India traders. The name was passed to Spanish from Arabic and the word came to English. Since words ending in 'j' are not very common in English, it was quickly changed to Narange then to Arange then finally to Orange.
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