citrous fruit


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Noun1.citrous fruit - any of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulpcitrous fruit - any of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp; grown in warm regions
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
section - a segment of a citrus fruit; "he ate a section of the orange"
orange - round yellow to orange fruit of any of several citrus trees
mandarin orange, mandarin - 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
citrus tree, citrus - 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