citrus fruit


Definition of citrus fruit

: any of several edible fruits (as the orange, lemon, and grapefruit) produced by plants of Citrus and related genera

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First Known Use of citrus fruit

1849, in the meaning defined above

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“Citrus fruit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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