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From Latin citrus (“citron tree, thuja”).
citrus (plural citruses)
- Any of several shrubs or trees of the family Rutaceae.
- The fruit of such plants, generally spherical, oblate, or prolate, consisting of an outer glandular skin called zest, an inner white skin, and generally between 8 and 16 sectors filled with pulp consisting of cells with one end attached to the inner skin. Citrus fruits include orange, grapefruit, lemon, lime, and citron.
shrub or tree
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- Spanish: cítrico m
citrus (not comparable)
- Of, or relating to citrus plants or fruit.