grapefruit

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noun grape·fruit \ˈgrāp-ˌfrüt\

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

1814

First Known Use of grapefruit

1814


GRAPEFRUIT Defined for English Language Learners

grapefruit

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noun grape·fruit \ˈgrāp-ˌfrüt\

Definition of grapefruit for English Language Learners

  • : a large yellow citrus fruit


GRAPEFRUIT Defined for Kids

grapefruit

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noun grape·fruit \ˈgrāp-ˌfrüt\

Definition of grapefruit for Students

  1. :  a large citrus fruit with yellow skin



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