HyperDic: citrus

English > 2 senses of the word citrus:
NOUNfoodcitrus, citrus fruit, citrous fruitany of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp
plantcitrus, citrus treeany 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
citrus > pronunciation
Soundssih'trahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > citrus: 2 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningAny of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp; grown in warm regions.
Synonymscitrus fruit, citrous fruit
Part ofcitrus, citrus treeAny 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
PartssectionA segment of a citrus fruit
NarrowercitrangeMore aromatic and acid tasting than oranges
citronlarge lemonlike fruit with thick aromatic rind
grapefruitlarge yellow fruit with somewhat acid juicy pulp
kumquatsmall oval citrus fruit with thin sweet rind and very acid pulp
lemonyellow oval fruit with juicy acidic flesh
limeThe green acidic fruit of any of various lime trees
mandarin, mandarin orangeA somewhat flat reddish-orange loose skinned citrus of China
orangeround yellow to orange fruit of any of several citrus trees
pomelo, shaddocklarge pear-shaped fruit similar to grapefruit but with coarse dry pulp
Broaderedible fruitedible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
Spanishcítrico, citrus, fruta cítrica
Catalancítric, cítrics, fruita cítrica
Adjectivescitrousof or relating to or producing fruit of the plants of the genus Citrus
English > citrus: 2 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningAny 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.
Synonymcitrus tree
Member ofgenus Citrusorange
Partscitrus, citrus fruit, citrous fruitAny of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp
Narrowercitrange, citrange tree, Citroncirus webberiMore aromatic and acidic than oranges
citron, citron tree, Citrus medicathorny evergreen small tree or shrub of India widely cultivated for its large lemonlike fruits that have thick warty rind
grapefruit, Citrus paradisicitrus tree bearing large round edible fruit having a thick yellow rind and juicy somewhat acid pulp
kumquat, cumquat, kumquat treeAny of several trees or shrubs of the genus Fortunella bearing small orange-colored edible fruits with thick sweet-flavored skin and sour pulp
lemon, lemon tree, Citrus limonA small evergreen tree that originated in Asia but is widely cultivated for its fruit
lime, lime tree, Citrus aurantifoliaAny of various related trees bearing limes
mandarin, mandarin orange, mandarin orange tree, Citrus reticulatashrub or small tree having flattened globose fruit with very sweet aromatic pulp and thin yellow-orange to flame-orange rind that is loose and easily removed
orange, orange treeAny citrus tree bearing oranges
pomelo, pomelo tree, pummelo, shaddock, Citrus maxima, Citrus grandis, Citrus decumanaSoutheastern Asian tree producing large fruits resembling grapefruits
rangpur, rangpur lime, lemanderin, Citrus limoniahybrid between mandarin orange and lemon having very acid fruit with orange peel
tangelo, tangelo tree, ugli fruit, Citrus tangelohybrid between grapefruit and mandarin orange
Broaderfruit treeTree bearing edible fruit
Spanishcítrico
Catalancítric
Adjectivescitrousof or relating to plants of the genus Citrus

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