citrus tree

/ˌsɪtrəs tri/

Other forms: citrus trees

Definitions of citrus tree
  1. 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
    synonyms: citrus
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    orange, orange tree
    any citrus tree bearing oranges
    Citrus decumana, Citrus grandis, Citrus maxima, pomelo, pomelo tree, pummelo, shaddock
    southeastern Asian tree producing large fruits resembling grapefruits
    Citrus medica, citron, citron tree
    thorny evergreen small tree or shrub of India widely cultivated for its large lemonlike fruits that have thick warty rind
    Citrus paradisi, grapefruit
    citrus tree bearing large round edible fruit having a thick yellow rind and juicy somewhat acid pulp
    Citrus reticulata, mandarin, mandarin orange, mandarin orange tree
    shrub or small tree having flattened globose fruit with very sweet aromatic pulp and thin yellow-orange to flame-orange rind that is loose and easily removed; native to southeastern Asia
    Citrus tangelo, tangelo, tangelo tree, ugli fruit
    hybrid between grapefruit and mandarin orange; cultivated especially in Florida
    Citrus limonia, lemanderin, rangpur, rangpur lime
    hybrid between mandarin orange and lemon having very acid fruit with orange peel
    Citrus limon, lemon, lemon tree
    a small evergreen tree that originated in Asia but is widely cultivated for its fruit
    Citrus aurantifolia, lime, lime tree
    any of various related trees bearing limes
    Citroncirus webberi, citrange, citrange tree
    more aromatic and acidic than oranges
    cumquat, kumquat, kumquat tree
    any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Fortunella bearing small orange-colored edible fruits with thick sweet-flavored skin and sour pulp
    Citrus aurantium, Seville orange, bigarade, bitter orange, bitter orange tree, marmalade orange, sour orange
    any of various common orange trees yielding sour or bitter fruit; used as grafting stock
    Citrus bergamia, bergamot, bergamot orange
    small tree with pear-shaped fruit whose oil is used in perfumery; Italy
    tangerine, tangerine tree
    a variety of mandarin orange
    clementine, clementine tree
    a variety of mandarin orange that is grown around the Mediterranean and in South Africa
    satsuma, satsuma tree
    a variety of mandarin orange
    Citrus sinensis, sweet orange, sweet orange tree
    probably native to southern China; widely cultivated as source of table and juice oranges
    Citrus nobilis, king orange, tangor, temple orange, temple orange tree
    large citrus tree having large sweet deep orange fruit that is easily peeled; widely cultivated in Florida
    Citrus limetta, sweet lemon, sweet lime
    lemon tree having fruit with a somewhat insipid sweetish pulp
    Fortunella japonica, marumi, marumi kumquat, round kumquat
    shrub bearing round-fruited kumquats
    Fortunella margarita, nagami, nagami kumquat, oval kumquat
    shrub bearing oval-fruited kumquats
    type of:
    fruit tree
    tree bearing edible fruit
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