HyperDic: citrus_fruit

English > 1 sense of the expression citrus fruit:
NOUNfoodcitrus fruit, citrus, citrous fruitany of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp
English > citrus fruit: 1 sense > noun 1, food
MeaningAny of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp; grown in warm regions.
Synonymscitrus, 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

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