citrus fruit

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citrus fruit (plural citrus fruits)

Lemons are a citrus fruit native to Asia, but now common worldwide.
Persian limes in a grocery store
Clementines (Citrus ×clementina) have thinner skins than oranges.
Mikan (Citrus ×unshiu), also known as satsumas
Sweet oranges (Citrus ×sinensis) are used in many foods. Their ancestors were probably pomelos and mandarin oranges.
  1. Any of the fruits in the common genus Citrus of flowering plants in the family Rutaceae.


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