pomelo tree


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Noun1.pomelo tree - southeastern Asian tree producing large fruits resembling grapefruitspomelo tree - southeastern Asian tree producing large fruits resembling grapefruits
pomelo, shaddock - large pear-shaped fruit similar to grapefruit but with coarse dry pulp
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
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Grapefruit cultivation began in the Americas in the late 1690s, when seeds from the Polynesian pomelo tree were planted in the British colony of Barbados and dubbed a "forbidden fruit.