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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
pomelo
greipaldin
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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The cross-breeding of at least 10 ancestral citrus species is what gave way to the manifold types of citrus fruits we have available today, from the small and sour mandarins and wild pomelos, to the distinct oblate satsuma and the vivid pink grapefruit.
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The Prime Minister did not publicly show any dislike for the so-called King of Fruits, which he tasted after having some pink pomelos, but his brows were visibly raised as he was chewing on it.
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