HyperDic: genus_citrus

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Citrus:
NOUNplantgenus Citrusorange
English > genus Citrus: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningorange; lemon; lime; etc..
Member ofRutaceae, family Rutaceae, rue familyA family of dicotyledonous plants of order Geraniales
Memberscitrus, 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
grapefruit, Citrus paradisicitrus tree bearing large round edible fruit having a thick yellow rind and juicy somewhat acid 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
sour orange, Seville orange, bitter orange, bitter orange tree, bigarade, marmalade orange, Citrus aurantiumAny of various common orange trees yielding sour or bitter fruit
sweet orange, sweet orange tree, Citrus sinensisprobably native to southern China
tangelo, tangelo tree, ugli fruit, Citrus tangelohybrid between grapefruit and mandarin orange
temple orange, temple orange tree, tangor, king orange, Citrus nobilislarge citrus tree having large sweet deep orange fruit that is easily peeled
Narrowersweet lemon, sweet lime, Citrus limettalemon tree having fruit with a somewhat insipid sweetish pulp
Broaderrosid dicot genusA genus of dicotyledonous plants
Spanishgénero citrus, genus citrus
Catalangenus citrus

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