By Ellen Probert Williamson
In Tennessee, we think of orange as a color, especially those of us who are avid sports fans, as it is representative of our team loyalties.
The word orange originally referred to the scent of the fruit, rather than its color hue.
The word orange is derived from Sanskrit, the classical language of India.
The Sanskrit “naranga” is kin to another one, “naru” in another Indian language, Tamil, where naru means fragrant.