citrous fruit

Definitions of citrous fruit
  1. noun
    any of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp; grown in warm regions
    synonyms: citrus, citrus fruit
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    orange
    round yellow to orange fruit of any of several citrus trees
    mandarin, mandarin orange
    a somewhat flat reddish-orange loose skinned citrus of China
    kumquat
    small oval citrus fruit with thin sweet rind and very acid pulp
    lemon
    yellow oval fruit with juicy acidic flesh
    lime
    the green acidic fruit of any of various lime trees
    grapefruit
    large yellow fruit with somewhat acid juicy pulp; usual serving consists of a half
    pomelo, shaddock
    large pear-shaped fruit similar to grapefruit but with coarse dry pulp
    citrange
    more aromatic and acid tasting than oranges; used in beverages and marmalade
    citron
    large lemonlike fruit with thick aromatic rind; usually preserved
    temple orange
    large sweet easily-peeled Florida fruit with deep orange rind
    clementine
    a mandarin orange of a deep reddish orange color and few seeds
    satsuma
    medium-sized largely seedless mandarin orange with thin smooth skin
    tangerine
    any of various deep orange mandarins grown in the United States and southern Africa
    Seville orange, bitter orange, sour orange
    highly acidic orange used especially in marmalade
    sweet orange
    orange with sweet juicy pulp; often has a thin skin
    key lime
    small yellow-green limes of southern Florida
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    edible fruit
    edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
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