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Definition of the noun citrous fruit
What does citrous fruit mean as a name of something?
- any of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp; grown in warm regions
- lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
- synonyms of citrous fruit: citrus / citrus fruit
- more generic term: edible fruit = edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
- more specific terms:
- orange = round yellow to orange fruit of any of several citrus trees
- mandarin orange / mandarin = a somewhat flat reddish-orange loose skinned citrus of China
- kumquat = small oval citrus fruit with thin sweet rind and very acid pulp
- lemon = yellow oval fruit with juicy acidic flesh
- lime = the green acidic fruit of any of various lime trees
- grapefruit = large yellow fruit with somewhat acid juicy pulp
- shaddock / pomelo = large pear-shaped fruit similar to grapefruit but with coarse dry pulp
- citrange = more aromatic and acid tasting than oranges
- citron = large lemonlike fruit with thick aromatic rind
- part of: citrus / citrus tree = any of numerous tropical usually thorny evergreen trees of the genus Citrus having leathery evergreen leaves and widely cultivated for their juicy edible fruits having leathery aromatic rinds
- part: section = a segment of a citrus fruit
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by Judith M. Jacob
citrous fruit; ~-chma:(r) lime; .
A Dictionary of the English Language... with an Appendix Containing a Copious Scotch Glossary, a Pronouncing Vocabulary of Proper Names, Various Other Useful Tables and a Supplement of Additional Words and Meanings Mainly Abridged from Webster's International Dictionary. Over 1100 Illustrations
a A Chinese citrous fruit extensively cultivated in Japan, Florida and California. It is small, round or oblong in shape, has a sweet rind and acid pulp, and is chiefly used in preserves and confectionery, b The tree which bears this fruit. Laa'ger ...
Based on the International Dictionary of 1890 and 1900 by William Torrey Harris, Frederic Sturges Allen
A citrous fruit produced by a cross between the sweet orange and the trifoliate orange (Citrus trifoliata). It is more acid and has a more pronounced aroma than the ...
Abridged from Webster's New International Dictionary, 900 Illustrations by Noah Webster
A citrous fruit with a finely flavored pulp ; also, the tree that bears tbi» fruit- The grapefruit is a variety of shaddock.
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