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citrus British & World English

A tree of a genus that includes citron, lemon, lime, orange, and grapefruit. Native to Asia, citrus trees are cultivated in warm countries for their fruit

Citrus in citrus British & World English

A tree of a genus that includes citron, lemon, lime, orange, and grapefruit. Native to Asia, citrus trees are cultivated in warm countries for their fruit

Citrus in orange British & World English

The leathery-leaved evergreen tree which produces oranges, native to warm regions of south and SE Asia

Citrus Heights British & World English

A city in north central California, northeast of Sacramento; population 84,432 (est. 2008)

citrus fruit in citrus British & World English

A fruit from a citrus tree

Citrus limon in lemon British & World English

The evergreen citrus tree which produces lemons, widely cultivated in warm climates

Citrus mitis in calamondin British & World English

A small hybrid citrus plant which bears fragrant white flowers followed by small orange-yellow fruit, native to the Philippines and grown as a houseplant

Citrus maxima in pomelo British & World English

The tree which bears the pomelo

Citrus medica in citron British & World English

A shrubby Asian tree bearing fruits which resemble large lemons with less acid flesh and thick fragrant peel

Citrus × tangelo in Ugli fruit British & World English

A mottled green and yellow citrus fruit which is a hybrid of a grapefruit and a tangerine

Citrus hystrix in Kaffir lime British & World English

A SE Asian citrus tree whose fragrant leaves are used in Thai and Indonesian cooking

Citrus paradisi in grapefruit British & World English

The tree which bears grapefruit

Citrus aurantium in bergamot1 British & World English

The tree which bears a variety of Seville orange from which bergamot is extracted

Citrus aurantifolia in lime2 British & World English

The evergreen citrus tree which produces limes, widely cultivated in warm climates

Citrus reticulata in mandarin2 British & World English

The citrus tree that yields the mandarin

Citrus reticulata in tangerine British & World English

The citrus tree which bears the tangerine

Citrus sinensis × reticulata in ortanique British & World English

A citrus fruit which is a cross between an orange and a tangerine, developed in Jamaica in the 1920s

citrus English-Spanish

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