adjective cit·rous \ˈsi‧trəs\

Definition of citrous

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the genus Citrus a hardier strain of citrous trees

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, devoted to the production of, or affecting plants or fruit of the genus Citrus a citrous disease an important citrous area

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Origin and Etymology of citrous

in sense 1, from New Latin Citrus; in sense 2, from citrus + -ous

First Known Use: 1658

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a brief usually trivial fact

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