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citron

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citron

noun cit·ron \ˈsi-trən\

: a fruit that is like a large lemon

Full Definition of CITRON

1
a :  a citrus fruit resembling a lemon but larger with little pulp and a very thick rind
b :  a small shrubby tree (Citrus medica) that produces citrons and is cultivated in tropical regions
c :  the preserved rind of the citron used especially in cakes and puddings
2
:  a small hard-fleshed watermelon used especially in pickles and preserves

Origin of CITRON

Middle French, modification of Latin citrus
First Known Use: 1530

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