Definition of shaddock in English:
Another term for pomelo.
- My failure to answer the first phone inquiry - as to when a Vietnamese grapefruit known as a ‘shaddock’ had first made a lodgement in the nineteenth-century goldfields - had instantly obliterated my credibility.
- What is certain is that the ‘shaddock’ thrived in the W. Indies, in various forms; and it seems likely that it was there, in the course of the 18th century, that it developed into the grapefruit.
Late 17th century: named after Captain Shaddock, who introduced it to the West Indies in the 17th century.
Words that rhyme with shaddockCaradoc, haddock, paddock
Definition of shaddock in:
- US English dictionary
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