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grapefruit

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noun grape·fruit \ˈgrāp-ˌfrüt\

Simple Definition of grapefruit

  • : a large yellow citrus fruit

Full Definition of grapefruit

  1. 1 plural grapefruit or grapefruits :  a large citrus fruit with a bitter yellow rind and inner skin and a highly flavored somewhat acid juicy pulp

  2. 2 :  a small roundheaded tree (Citrus paradisi) of the rue family that produces grapefruit



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