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If filtered water tastes boring to you, add citrus, cucumbers or an herb like basil or mint.
The inclusion of peanut, cucumber and hints of citrus made every bite that much more interesting.
Cornish game hens get the Filipino adobo treatment, poached overnight in vinegar, citrus, garlic and other aromatics.
Whereas agave spirits made through the use of a tahona have earthier and more complex flavors, agave spirits made through the use of a roller mill have more citrus-y, herbaceous flavors.
Public-health advocates have been pushing for years to ban chlorpyrifos, which is commonly sprayed on citrus fruits, apples, cherries and other crops.
This spring, Milo's also brought out three organic flavors: sweet organic, which uses organic tea and organic sugar; Light Sweet Tea, which uses stevia as a sweetener; and green citrus tea.
For a slightly more citrus-y take on the classic G&T, swap out lime wedges for a wedge of grapefruit.
Chickpea Miso San Francisco's Aedan Fermented Foods produces this mellow-tasting soy-free miso, ideal for whisking into a citrus vinaigrette or a pot of simple chicken-and-vegetable soup.
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Origin and Etymology of citrus
First Known Use: 1781See Words from the same year
CITRUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of citrus for English Language Learners
: a juicy fruit (such as an orange, grapefruit, or lemon) that has a thick skin and that comes from a tree or shrub that grows in warm areas
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