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Definition of the noun citrus

What does citrus mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: citruses / citrus (less preferred form)

  1. 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 citrus: citrous fruit / 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 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
  2. 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

Definition of the adjective citrus

What does citrus mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. Of, or relating to citrus plants or fruit.


Citrus a.k.a. AirTran Airways is an American low-cost airline. A subsidiary of the Dallas, Texas-based Southwest Airlines, AirTran operates over 1,000 daily flights, primarily in the eastern and midwestern United States. AirTran's principal hubs are Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, where it operates over 270 daily departures, and General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


  1. Citrus was a Japanese indie-pop band on the Trattoria Records label founded by Oyamada Keigo. It was formed in 1990 by Takeaki Emori and Michiko Endō. They released a number of cassette tapes and EPs before they broke up in 2001 without releasing an album.
    • members:
    • albums: "Wispy, no mercy", "Jazz the Poops", "Boat, Drive In", "ジャズ・ザ・プープス", "スプラッシュ"
  2. Citrus a.k.a. Herlis is a musical group.


"CITRUS" is a 1995 JBF Awards nominated article by John Willoughby.

  • award: - James Beard Award for Magazine Feature with Recipes nomination for John Willoughby


  1. "Citrus" is the second studio album by New York-based shoegazing band Asobi Seksu. It was released on May 30, 2006 through Friendly Fire Recordings in the US, and on August 13, 2007 in Europe by One Little Indian Records. Three singles were released from the album: "Thursday" in August 2007, "Strawberries" in November 2007, and "Goodbye" in March 2008. The song "Thursday" was featured in episode 1 of season 2 of the British TV series Skins, and the songs "Lions and Tigers" and "Nefi + Girly" were featured in the first episode of season 3 of Skins.
  2. "Citrus" is a musical album of Citrus.
  3. "Citrus" is a musical album of Choking Ahogo.
    • released on (15 years ago)
  4. "Citrus" a.k.a. "Citrus!" is a musical album of Adam Flaherty.
    • released on (8 years ago)
  5. "Citrus" is a composition.


  1. Citrus is a census-designated place in Los Angeles County, California, United States. It is located in the San Gabriel Valley between Azusa, Glendora, and Covina adjacent to another census-designated place, Charter Oak. Generally, this is referred to by locals as "unincorporated Covina" or "unincorporated Azusa". The population was 10,866 at the 2010 census, up from 10,581 at the 2000 census.
  2. Citrus a.k.a. APU/Citrus College is an under constructed at-grade light rail station in the Los Angeles County Metro Rail system. It will be located between Palm Drive and Citrus Avenue, a block north of Foothill Boulevard, in Azusa, California next to Citrus College and within walking distance of Azusa Pacific University. When it opens, this station will be served by the Metro Gold Line.

There are other places with in their name, like Citrus Park, Citrus Hills, Citrus Ridge, Citrus County, Citrus Heights, Citrus Golf Course, California Citrus State Historic Park.


  1. Citrus is a Japanese yuri manga series written and drawn by Saburouta. It has been serialized in Ichijinsha's Comic Yuri Hime since November 17, 2012. Its first volume has been licensed by Seven Seas Entertainment for a printed release in North America on December 16, 2014.
  2. Citrus is an independent interactive agency located in Melbourne, Australia, founded in 1996. Product offering includes web design & development, email programs and web applications. Clients include Borders Australia, Sportsgirl, the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation, Victoria Racing Club, Australian Geographic and CityLink/Transurban.
  3. Citrus is a 1992 JBF Awards winning and a 1996 JBF Awards nominated restaurant in Washington D.C.
    • some of the awards:
        • James Beard Foundation Award for Outstanding Chef nomination for Michel Richard
        • James Beard Foundation Award for Best Chef: Pacific nomination for Michel Richard
        • James Beard Foundation Award for Best Chef: Pacific, received by Michel Richard
        • James Beard Foundation Award for Outstanding Chef nomination for Michel Richard
        • James Beard Foundation Award for Outstanding Chef nomination for Michel Richard

Phrases with Citrus

  1. Citrus Iyo
  2. Citrus Oto
  3. Citrus Hybr
  4. Citrus Juko
  5. Citrus Kizu
  6. Citrus Lima
  7. Citrus Nana
  8. citrus tree
  9. Citrus Yuko
  10. Citrus Acida
  11. Citrus Adami
  12. Citrus Alata
  13. Citrus Amara
  14. Citrus Aurea
  15. Citrus Calot
  16. Citrus Cedra
  17. citrus fruit
  18. Citrus Fusca
  19. Citrus Junos
  20. Citrus Karna

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Citrus

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Google previewCitrus Pest Problems and Their Control in the Near East (1996)

by Joseph Grant Morse, Robert Frank Luck, David John Gumpf

Citrus is an important crop to the farmers of central Punjab and the two districts of the NWFP (Mardan and Peshawar). The citrus industry and storage facilities are moderately developed throughout the country. Citrus products, such as juice, ...

Google previewEssential Oils in Food Preservation, Flavor and Safety (2015)

by Victor R. Preedy

Citrus is an important crop with world production estimated at 115 million tons per year.

Orange citrus is the largest crop in the world, and as well as the large amount of its edible products, this fruit creates considerable amounts of waste or ...

Google previewFundamentals of Applied Acarology (2016)

by Manjit Singh Dhooria

Citrus is a general term which refers to a large number of species of fruit trees in the family Rutaceae. Citrus is an evergreen, usually spiny shrubs or trees, and is subtropical in origin and cannot tolerate severe frosts. Brazil, the USA, Mexico, ...

Google previewCitrus Fruit (2010)

Biology, Technology and Evaluation by Milind Ladanyia, Milind Ladaniya

Citrus is the most widely produced ...

Google previewThe Eating for Recovery (2008)

The Essential Nutrition Plan to Reverse the Physical Damage of Alcoholism by Molly Siple

Fresh, uncooked citrus is an excellent source of vitamin C, a fragile vitamin destroyed ...

Google previewThe Arthritis Cure Cookbook (2012)

by Brenda Adderly

Citrus is an excellent source of bioflavonoids, and is found in the pith and membranes of the fruit and in the central core. You enjoy the healthiest benefits of an orange when you eat it by the slice. Other excellent: foods are green tea, berries, ...

Google previewStrategic Planning for the Florida Citrus Industry: (2010)

Addressing Citrus Greening by Committee on the Strategic Planning for the Florida Citrus Industry: Addressing Citrus Greening Disease (Huanglongbing), Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council

Florida's citrus is an industry very worth preserving. 3. HLB and HLB control measures reduced Florida orange juice 1 Summary.

Google previewAdvances in Citrus Nutrition (2012)

by Anoop Kumar Srivastava

Citrus is an important crop worldwide that is known for its sensitivity to salinity ( Fig. 28.1). Its salt tolerance has been studied for more than a century. Initially, citrus salinity research focused on the osmotic effects of salinity and determining the ...

Google previewPost-harvest Pathology (2009)

by Dov Prusky, Maria Lodovica Gullino

Citrus is the major fruit crop worldwide with an estimated annual production above 100 million metric tons in 2007 (FAO, Although most L. González-Candelas (*), S. Alamar, A.R.Ballester, P. Sánchez-Torres, M.T. Lafuente ...

Google previewSustainable Micro Irrigation Management for Trees and Vines (2014)

by Megh R. Goyal

Citrus is the third largest fruit crop grown in an ...

Google previewConditions of Competition of Certain Oranges and Lemons in the Fresh U.S. Market, Inv. 332-469

Citrus is the second leading horticultural sector in Australia, after winegrapes, accounting for 15 percent of total fruit production and 1.3 percent of total agricultural production.3 Australia's principal citrus products are oranges, mandarins, ...

Google previewEvapotranspiration (2013)

Principles and Applications for Water Management by Megh R Goyal, Eric W. Harmsen

Citrus is the third largest fruit crop grown in an ...

Google previewBritannica Student Encyclopedia (2014)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc

citrus fruit. Citrus fruits have a juicy pulp inside a leathery skin. They grow on trees, bushes, or shrubs. Citrus plants belong to the rue family of flowering plants. This family also includes ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Of Agricultural Marketing (2005)

by Jagdish Prasad (ed. By)

CITRUS. FRUITS. IN. MID-HILLS. OF. JAMMU. AND. KASHMIR. R.S. Singh Jammu and Kashmir is coming fast on the fruit map of India. Area and production under fruit crops is rapidly increasing year after year. Citrus fruits production has ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (2006)

by Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield, Pamela K. Mulligan

grapefruit Citrus paradisii guava Psidium guajava hazelnut Corylus americana hemlock Tsuga heterophylla (western) hemp Cannabis sativa (marijuana), ...

Google previewDictionary of Food Ingredients (2013)

by Robert S. Igoe

Citrus paradisi Macf. Psidium spp. Carya spp. Marrubium vulgare L. Humulus lupulus L. Monarda punctata L. Hyssopus officinalis L. Helichrysum augustifolium DC. Jasminum officinale L. and other spp. of Jasminum Juniperus communis L.

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Quotes about Citrus

Tangy orange heaven.
Chunked to the max
Smothers toast.
A bite, a crunch.
That citrus burst.
A sigh,
A slurp of coffee.
Ready to tackle the day.

© 2012 (Nick Strong)
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Scrabble value of C3I1T1R1U1S1

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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