citrus tree

Definitions of citrus tree
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n 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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