hesperidium

noun
hes·per·id·i·um | \ˌhe-spə-ˈri-dē-əm \
plural hesperidia\ˌhe-spə-ˈri-dē-ə \

Definition of hesperidium 

: a berry (such as an orange or lime) having a leathery rind

First Known Use of hesperidium

circa 1866, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hesperidium

New Latin

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