citrus

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin citrus (citron tree, thuja).

Noun[edit]

citrus (plural citruses)

  1. Any of several shrubs or trees of the family Rutaceae.
  2. 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.

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Adjective[edit]

citrus (not comparable)

  1. Of, or relating to citrus plants or fruit.

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