genus Citrullus


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Noun1.genus Citrullus - a dicot genus of the family Cucurbitaceae including watermelonsgenus Citrullus - a dicot genus of the family Cucurbitaceae including watermelons
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Cucurbitaceae, family Cucurbitaceae, gourd family - a family of herbaceous vines (such as cucumber or melon or squash or pumpkin)
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The genus Citrullus comprises four species, including watermelon and Citrullus colocynthis, a perennial known as bitter gourd or apple, which occurs as both a wild and domesticated plant.