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Definition of the noun citron

What does citron mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: citrons

  1. large lemonlike fruit with thick aromatic rind; usually preserved
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • more generic terms: citrous fruit / citrus / citrus fruit = any of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp
    • part of: citron tree / Citrus medica = thorny evergreen small tree or shrub of India widely cultivated for its large lemonlike fruits that have thick warty rind
  2. thorny evergreen small tree or shrub of India widely cultivated for its large lemonlike fruits that have thick warty rind

Alternative definition of the noun citron


  1. a greenish yellow colour.
  2. a small citrus tree, Citrus medica
  3. the fruit of a citron tree.
  4. the candied rind of the citron fruit.

Definition of the adjective citron

What does citron mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. Of a greenish yellow colour.


  1. Citron je česká hudební skupina, legenda československého hard rocku a heavy metalu.
  2. Citron is a French band.
    • album: "Phonograma"


  1. "Citron" is a musical album of Seiko Matsuda.
    • released on (26 years ago)
  2. "Citron" is a musical single of The Popshoppers.
    • released on (10 years ago)
  3. "Citron" is a composition.
    • music and lyrics by MeeK


  1. Citron a.k.a. Clemont is a fictional character in the Pokémon franchise.
  2. Citron a.k.a. Jørgen Haagen Schmith: This fictional character is the fictional representation of Jørgen Haagen "Citronen" Schmith.


  1. Citron is a dark lemon color similar to that of the fruit citron. As a tertiary color on the RYB color wheel, it is an equal mix of orange and green pigments.
  2. citron is a protein.
    • also known as STK21; citron kinase; citron (rho-interacting, serine/threonine kinase 21); CRIK; citron-N; Rho-interacting serine/threonine kinase 21; Cit; Citron-K; Cit-k; CRIK-SK; KIAA0949; Postsynaptic density protein
  3. Citron appeared in the documentary film Glasnost Rock - Rock Summer 88.
  4. citron a.k.a. citron (rho-interacting, serine/threonine kinase 21) is a gene.

Phrases with Citron

Phrases starting with the word Citron:

  1. citron tree
  2. Citron Daylily
  3. Citron Paintbrush
  4. Citron Zephyrlily
  5. Citron-Bellied Attila
  6. Citron-Headed Yellow Finch

Phrases ending with the word Citron:

  1. Cochlodinium citron
  2. species Cochlodinium citron

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Citron

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Google previewTop 100 Exotic Food Plants (2011)

by Ernest Small

The citron is the plant responsible for the word citrus, which includes oranges, grapefruits, lemons, limes, and...

Google previewFoods and Food Production Encyclopedia (2012)

by Douglas M. Considine

The citron is the most suitable of the various citrus fruits for preparing a candied peel used as a confection.

the Etrog or sacred Jewish citron is a small greenish -yellow fruit used in connection with observation of the Feast of Tabernacles.

Google previewThe American Repertory of Arts, Sciences, and Manufactures (1842)

Citron is a tertiary color, in which yellow predominates : it is com posod of orange 8, and green 11, being of the powerof 19, or yellow6, red 5, blue 8: its contrasting color is purple, and also slate: it melodizes with orange and green, and is ...

Google previewProceedings of the Royal Society of London (1887)

by Royal Society (Great Britain)

The G/3 green is a little brighter and the G£ citron is a little fainter than in the corresponding mixtures of yttrium and calcium, but the whole of the yttrium lines are seen. In the phosphoroscope the G/3 green is the first to appear, then the Gij red.

Google previewThe Drunken Botanist (2013)

The Plants that Create the World's Great Drinks by Amy Stewart

Citron is the dinosaur of the citrus world. It is downright reptilian in appearance, with thick, wrinkled skin and bizarre deformities. The Buddha's hand citron (Citrus medica var. sarcodactylis) is shaped like a many-fingered hand, making it almost ...

Google previewThe Offensive Internet (2012)

by Martha Craven Nussbaum

Danielle Keats Citron is a professor of law at the University of Maryland School of Law, whose work focuses on information privacy law, cyberspace law ...

Google previewBotanical Miscellany (1830)

Containing Figures and Descriptions of Such Plants as Recommended Themselves by Their Novelty, Rarity, Or History, Or by the Uses to which They are Applied in the Arts, in Medicine, and in Domestic Œconomy : Together with Occasional Botanical Notices and Information by Sir William Jackson Hooker

The Citron is a native of Media. It passed from thence into many of the provinces of Persia, and in course of time became known to the Greeks. About the same period also it began to be cultivated in J udea. It has been conjectured by many ...

Google previewWord Nerd (2007)

More Than 18,000 Fascinating Facts about Words by Barbara Ann Kipfer

an Asian tree with lemonlike fruit; citron is a French derivative of citrus, coined on the model of French limon, “lemon” the Latin word for city was urbs, but a citizen was civis—from which came civitas, “citizenship” and, eventually, city, which is ...

Google previewThe gardeners dictionary (1835)

by Philip Miller

The citron is a native of the warm regions of Asia. Being introduced into Europe from Media, it had the name of Malas Medica.

Google previewTaste (1988)

Proceedings of the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery by Tom Jaine

The citron is a fruit whose soumess verges on the bitter, and for this reason it is believed to be the ancestor of the grapefruit (grapefruit did not exist until the late nineteenth century, when they were observed growing in Jamaica; they are a ...

Google previewIllustrations of the Holy Scriptures, derived principally from the manners, customs, rites, traditions, forms of speech, antiquities, climate, and works of art and literature of the Eastern nations; embodying all that is valuable in the works of Harmer, Burder, Paxton, and Roberts, and the most celebrated oriental travellers; embracing also the subject of the fulfilment of prophecy, as exhibited by Keith and others ... Edited by Rev. G. Bush. [With plates.] (1839)

by George Bush

The citron is a large and beautiful tree, always green, perfuming the air with its exquisite odour, and extending a deep and refreshing shade overthe pantinginhabitants of the torrid regions.

Google previewReport (United States. Department of Agriculture). (1891)

There are several varieties; the fingered citron is a curious fruit, and the Madras citron is very long and narrow; the skin is covered with protuberances. CLUSIA ROSEA.—A tropical plant which yields abundantly of a tenacious resin from its ...

Google previewThe American and English Encyclopædia of Law (1905)

by David Shephard Garland, James Cockcroft, Lucius Polk McGehee, Charles Porterfield

Citron Is Fruit Within the Custom Duties Act. U. S. v. Nordlmger, (C. C. A.) 121 Fed. Rep. 690. The court in this case said: "Citron is the fruit of the citrus or cltron tree. In its present condition no one ...

Google previewSchool Education (1904)

Citron is a native of Greece. Pine ...

Google previewThe household encyclopædia; or, Family dictionary of everything connected with housekeeping and domestic medicine, by an association of heads of families and men of science (1858)

by Household encyclopaedia

in a mortar with a little orange-flower water; at them to the curd, and add some Naples iscuits and green citron chopped very small. Sweeten, and bake in tins. CITRON CREAM. Boil 1 pint of cream with J oz. of isinglass, a little cinnamon and ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Food and Cooking (1998)

by Charles Gordon Sinclair

citron clam citron 1 A citrus fruit from an evergreen tree Citrus medico, native to the Far East. It is shaped like a lemon up to 20 cm long hy l 3 cm dia. with a knohhly skin. It is grown for its skin which is used to make candied peel, as a flavouring ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Cabbage to Cyperus (1889)

by Sir George Watt

The Citron. The sweet lime (C. Limetta) appears to be the southern manifestation of the species, and the writer would be disposed to look for the lemon in the far east, if not in China, even although the Chinese names for it do not occur in ...

Google previewThe Visual Food Encyclopedia (1996)

Citrus medica, Rutaceae Buying 1Rarely C ultivated in Asia since ancient times, the citron tree, a member of the large rue family of citrus fruits, is thought to have originated in China. Various man-uscripts and archeological sites in Egypt ...

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Scrabble value of C3I1T1R1O1N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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