Trivia: What was the color orange named after?
The Greek word for “happy”
A The citrus fruit
A Celtic Queen
D. A city in Spain
Correct Answer: A The citrus fruit
So why is this answer correct? : A word for “yellow-red” was invented by the Saxons, but it wasn’t until oranges were brought to Europe in the 15th century that people began using the same word for the fruit and the color.