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Definition of the noun pomelo

What does pomelo mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: pomelos

  1. southeastern Asian tree producing large fruits resembling grapefruits
  2. large pear-shaped fruit similar to grapefruit but with coarse dry pulp

Alternative definition of the noun pomelo


  1. A large yellow citrus fruit native to southeastern Asia and Malaysia. It has a sweet flesh and is about 25 centimeters in diameter.
  2. A tree which produces pomelos, Citrus maxima.
  3. [context: now chiefly US, and, South Africa] A grapefruit.


"Pomelo" a.k.a. "Pomelö" is a musical album of Quartetto Minimo.

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Google previewEthnic Cuisine - The Trilogy (2017)

by Dahlia & Marlène

Pomelo - The pomelo is a huge citrus fruit that hides under a thick rind of the segments similar to those of giant grapefruit. The difference is the taste that, in this tropical fruit, is sweet and refreshing. Rambutan - Tasteful and size similar to ...

Google previewCambodian Cooking (2015)

A humanitarian project in collaboration with Act for Cambodia [Cambodian Cookbook, 60 Recipes] by Joannes Riviere, Dominique De Bourgknecht, David Lallemand

Pomelo is a citrus somewhat similar to grapefruit. It has greenish-yellow skin and pink flesh. The pomelo is drier, sweeter and has a much thicker and tougher peel. It is eaten as a fruit or broken up for salads. Grapefruit may be used as a ...

Google previewHeavenly Fragrance (2012)

Cooking with Aromatic Asian Herbs, Fruits, Spices and Seasonings by Carol Selva Selva Rajah

The pomelo is a close relative of the grapefruit. Cultivated by the Chinese for many thousands of years, the fruit is now widely grown throughout Southeast Asia. It is the largest of all citrus fruits although much of its bulk is a thick spongy skin ...

Google previewAsian Fusion (2011)

A Culinary Odyssey of Vegan Recipes by Chat Mingkwan

Pomelo is the giant grapefruit now readily available in almost all Asian markets in early winter. It is sweeter and less bitter than standard grapefruit and may be eaten either as a fruit or as a main ingredient in salad. Papaya is usually eaten ripe ...

Google previewEdible Memory (2015)

The Lure of Heirloom Tomatoes and Other Forgotten Foods by Jennifer A. Jordan

The pomelo is an ancestor of the grapefruit and originally from Malaysia and Indonesia.62 The pomelo has probably been both gathered and cultivated in China for millennia.63 The calamansi, a cross between the kumquat and the mandarin ...

Google previewGlossary of Semantics and Pragmatics (2006)

by Alan Cruse

It is the relation expressed by kind of or type of as in A stetson is a kind of hat, A pomelo is a type of citrus fruit. Notice that not all hyponyms are taxonyms. For instance, a waitress is a woman, so waitress is a hyponym of woman, but it is odd to ...

Google previewPhilippine Experiences of a Kansas Farm Girl (2012)

by Doris Imhof Johnson

Tonight we're having a family favorite—pomelo. Pomelo is a type of fruit similar to grapefruit, but larger and much sweeter. No doubt, during this evening of sharing activities and experiences, you have felt, as our Filipino family does, a great ...

Google previewAsian Tapas (2012)

Small Bites, Big Flavors by Christophe Megel, Anton Kilayko

Pomelo is a citrus fruit similar to a grapefruit, but larger in ...

Google previewThe Cambridge world history of food. 2 (2000) (2001)

by Kenneth F. Kiple

The pomelo is the largest of the citrus fruits and is also known as "pumelo" and " shaddock" because it (or the grapefruit) was brought to the Caribbean by Captain James Shaddock. The aromatic fruit is very large and oval shaped with a thick ...

Google previewThe Visual Food Encyclopedia (1996)

Citrus maxima, Rutaceae 218 F ruit of a tree that can grow to a height of 20 feet, the pomelo, or pummelo, has been grown in Asia for over 4,000 years. Greatly appreciated in many Asian countries, particularly in China, Thailand, and ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (2012)

by G. Rehm

Osbeck shaddock tree, pomelo, f pamplemoussier Pampelmusenbaum toronja, suha pampelmusa toranja...

grapefruit grapefruitier Grapefruitbaum pomelo, grape-fruit toronja, pomelo Citrus reticulata Blanco mandarin ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of China (2013)

History and Culture by Dorothy Perkins

Pomelo. See ORANGE. Pomo. See MI FU; WANG WEI . Population, Chinese According to.

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Food and Drink (2014)

by John F. Mariani

Alsocalled “pomelo.” A tropical tree bearingayellow,globularfruitthat growsin grapelike clusters that give it itsname, firstmentioned inprint in1805 in Hortus Jamaicensisby John Lunan,who alsonotedthatthefruit had ...

Google previewThe Grocer's Encyclopedia ... (1911)

The Spaniards introduced the Pomelo into Florida, but recognition of its value was deferred for a long time, partly because its peculiarity of flavor was not at first acceptable to the American palate, and partly because of lack of care in its culture ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

pomelo. polemic argument, case, contention, controversy, debate, defence, dialectic, discussion, dispute, dissension, ground(s), logic, polemical, quarrel, reason(ing), squabble, strife, wrangle polemics argumentation, controversy, litigation ...

Google previewWhite Hmong-English Dictionary (1979)

by Ernest E. Heimbach

txiv le zoov Pomelo txiv mam auv Pomelo (T). txiv lwvchi Leechee (C). txiv lws suav ...

Google previewThe Diner's Dictionary (2012)

Word Origins of Food and Drink by John Ayto

The fruit of the Citrus paradisi, it is a comparatively recent addition to the Western fruit bowl; much more recent than, for example, the related pomelo, of which it was once thought to be a hybrid or sport. The first reference to it comes in ...

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Scrabble value of P3O1M3E1L1O1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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