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grape·fruit

 (grāp′fro͞ot′)
n.
1. A tropical or semitropical evergreen tree (Citrus paradisi) cultivated for its edible fruit.
2. The large, round fruit of this tree, having a yellow rind and juicy, somewhat acid pulp.

[Probably so called because the fruit grows in clusters.]

grapefruit

(ˈɡreɪpˌfruːt)
n, pl -fruit or -fruits
1. (Plants) a tropical or subtropical cultivated evergreen rutaceous tree, Citrus paradisi
2. (Plants) the large round edible fruit of this tree, which has yellow rind and juicy slightly bitter pulp

grape•fruit

(ˈgreɪpˌfrut)

n.
1. a large, roundish, yellow-skinned, edible citrus fruit having a juicy, acid pulp.
2. the tropical or semitropical tree, Citrus paradisi, yielding this fruit.
[1805–15; appar. from the resemblance of its clusters to those of grapes]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grapefruit - citrus tree bearing large round edible fruit having a thick yellow rind and juicy somewhat acid pulpgrapefruit - citrus tree bearing large round edible fruit having a thick yellow rind and juicy somewhat acid pulp
grapefruit - large yellow fruit with somewhat acid juicy pulp; usual serving consists of a half
genus Citrus - orange; lemon; lime; etc.
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
2.grapefruit - large yellow fruit with somewhat acid juicy pulp; usual serving consists of a half
grapefruit peel - strips of grapefruit peel cooked in sugar syrup and coated with sugar
citrous fruit, citrus, citrus fruit - any of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp; grown in warm regions
Citrus paradisi, grapefruit - citrus tree bearing large round edible fruit having a thick yellow rind and juicy somewhat acid pulp
Translations
فاكِهة الغريبفروتلَيْمُونُ الـجَّنَة
grapefruit
grapefrugt
grapfrukto
greippi
grejpfrutlimunika
grépfrút
greipaldin
グレープフルーツ
그레이프프루트
greipfrutas
greipfrūts
grapefruit
grenivka
grapefruktgrape
ส้มโอฝรั่ง
quả bưởi

grapefruit

[ˈgreɪpfruːt] N (grapefruit or grapefruits (pl)) → pomelo m, toronja f (esp LAm)

grapefruit

[ˈgreɪpfruːt] npamplemousse m grapefruit juicegrapefruit juice njus m de pamplemoussegrape harvest nvendange fgrape jelly n (US)gelée f de raisingrape juice njus m de raisingrape variety n (used to make wine)cépage m

grapefruit

[ˈgreɪpˌfruːt] npompelmo

grapefruit

(ˈgreipfruːt) plurals ˈgrapefruit ~ˈgrapefruits noun
(the flesh of) a large yellow-skinned citrus fruit that has a slightly bitter taste.

grapefruit

لَيْمُونُ الـجَّنَة grapefruit grapefrugt Grapefruit γκρέιπφρουτ pomelo greippi pamplemousse grejpfrut pompelmo グレープフルーツ 그레이프프루트 grapefruit grapefrukt grejpfrut toranja, toronja грейпфрут grapefrukt ส้มโอฝรั่ง greyfurt quả bưởi 柚子

grapefruit

n toronja, pomelo (esp. Esp)
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