pomelo

noun pom·e·lo \ ˈpä-mə-ˌlō \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of pomelo

plural pomelos
2 or pummelo play \ˈpə-mə-ˌlō\
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 pulp
b : a large widely cultivated tropical tree (Citrus maxima synonym C. grandis) of southeast Asia that bears pomelos

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Origin and Etymology of pomelo

probably alteration of earlier pompelmous, from Dutch pompelmoes


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