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pom·e·lo

(pŏm′ə-lō′) also pum·me·lo or pum·e·lo (pŭm′-)
n. pl. pom·e·los also pum·me·los or pum·e·los
1. A tropical Southeast Asian tree (Citrus maxima) closely related to the grapefruit and having very large round fruit with a thick rind and coarse-grained pulp.
2. The edible yellow fruit of this tree. In both senses also called shaddock.

[Probably alteration of pompelmous.]

pomelo

(ˈpɒmɪˌləʊ)
n, pl -los
1. (Plants) a tropical rutaceous tree, Citrus maxima (or C. decumana), grown widely in oriental regions for its large yellow grapefruit-like edible fruit
2. (Plants) the fruit of this tree
3. (Plants) chiefly US another name for grapefruit
Also called: shaddock
[C19: from Dutch pompelmoes, perhaps from pompoen big + Portuguese limão a lemon]

pom•e•lo

(ˈpɒm əˌloʊ)

n., pl. -los.
1. the very large, yellow or orange citrus fruit of a tree, Citrus maxima, of SE Asia, closely related to the grapefruit.
2. the tree itself. Also called shaddock.
[1855–60; pseudo-Sp alter. of pomplemoose < Dutch pompelmoes shaddock, perhaps b. pompoen pumpkin and Portuguese limões, pl. of limão lemon]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pomelo - southeastern Asian tree producing large fruits resembling grapefruitspomelo - 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
2.pomelo - large pear-shaped fruit similar to grapefruit but with coarse dry pulp
citrous fruit, citrus, citrus fruit - any of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp; grown in warm regions
Citrus decumana, Citrus grandis, Citrus maxima, pomelo, pomelo tree, pummelo, shaddock - southeastern Asian tree producing large fruits resembling grapefruits
Translations
grapefruitpomelopompel
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pomelo

pomelo

[ˈpɒmɪˌləʊ] N (pomelos (pl)) → pomelo m

pomelo

n (esp US) → Grapefruit f, → Pampelmuse f

pomelo

(ˈpomələu) plural ~ˈpomelos noun
a large tropical citrus fruit similar to a grapefruit.
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