citrous fruit


citrous fruit
noun
any of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp; grown in warm regions
Syn: ↑citrus, ↑citrus fruit
Derivationally related forms: ↑citrous (for: ↑citrus)
Hypernyms: ↑edible fruit
Hyponyms:
Part Holonyms: ↑citrus, ↑citrus tree
Part Meronyms: ↑section

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  • citrus fruit — noun any of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp; grown in warm regions • Syn: ↑citrus, ↑citrous fruit • Derivationally related forms: ↑citrous (for: ↑citrus) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • edible fruit — noun edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh • Hypernyms: ↑produce, ↑green goods, ↑green groceries, ↑garden truck, ↑fruit • Hyponyms: ↑freestone, ↑cling, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • citrus tree — noun any 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 • Syn: ↑citrus • Derivationally related forms:… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • citrange — noun 1. more aromatic and acidic than oranges • Syn: ↑citrange tree, ↑Citroncirus webberi • Hypernyms: ↑citrus, ↑citrus tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Citroncirus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Citrange — Cit range, n. [Citrus + orange.] A citrous fruit produced by a cross between the sweet orange and the trifoliate orange ({Citrus trifoliata}). It is more acid and has a more pronounced aroma than the orange; the tree is hardier. There are several …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Citrus trifoliata — Citrange Cit range, n. [Citrus + orange.] A citrous fruit produced by a cross between the sweet orange and the trifoliate orange ({Citrus trifoliata}). It is more acid and has a more pronounced aroma than the orange; the tree is hardier. There… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Herbert John Webber — (December 27, 1865 ndash;January 18, 1946) was an American plant physiologist who was born in Lawton, Michigan and grew up on a farm in Marshalltown, Iowa, originally wanting to be a lawyer. In 1889 he graduated from the University of Nebraska.… …   Wikipedia

  • citric acid — noun A colourless crystalline compound, 2 hydroxy 1,2,3 propanetricarboxylic acid, CHO, found in citrous fruit; it is used as a food additive and in the manufacture of citrates. Syn: E330, antioxidant See Also …   Wiktionary


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