pomelo

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noun pom·e·lo \ˈpä-mə-ˌlō\

Definition of pomelo

plural

pomelos

  1. 1 :  grapefruit

  2. 2 or pummeloplay \ˈpə-\ a :  a very large thick-rinded usually pear-shaped citrus fruit differing from the closely related grapefruit especially in its loose rind and often coarse dry pulpb :  a large widely cultivated tropical tree (Citrus maxima synonym C. grandis) of southeast Asia that bears pomelos

Origin and Etymology of pomelo

probably alteration of earlier pompelmous, from Dutch pompelmoes


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