Definition of grapefruit
1 plural grapefruit or grapefruits : a large round citrus fruit with a bitter yellow rind and a juicy somewhat tart pale yellow, pink, or reddish pulp
2 : a small citrus tree (Citrus paradisi) that produces grapefruit
Recent Examples of grapefruit from the Web
The drinks menu, too, draws on Israeli produce: An artichoke julep, for example, is made with sharp Cynar liqueur and pink grapefruit juice.
Garnish with half-moon grapefruit slice, a sprig of mint, and a Sugarfina Paloma gummy.
However, there's no origin story for the cherries, chocolate, grapefruit and Champagne that also make up the drink.
LeRoy’s Kitchen & Lounge (charity: One More Wave) is serving a Oaxacan Negroni, made with Del Maguey Vida Mezcal, Campari, Carpano Antica and grapefruit bitters.
The full-grown female human was barely a meter tall, with a skull the size of a grapefruit.
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First Known Use of grapefruit
GRAPEFRUIT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of grapefruit for English Language Learners
: a large yellow citrus fruit
GRAPEFRUIT Defined for Kids
Definition of grapefruit for Students
: a large citrus fruit with yellow skin
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