Definition of citric in English:

citric

Line breaks: cit¦ric
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪtrɪk
 
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adjective

  • Derived from or related to citrus fruit: a citric flavour
    More example sentences
    • The most common citric fruits are grapefruit, orange, lime, pineapple, and tomato.
    • His lips puckered and a deep shiver crawled down his spine as he swallowed the sour juice from the citric fruit.
    • Although it is dry, clean and relatively flavourless (it is brewed in part with sucrose, which ferments almost perfectly), it has a nice citric bouquet and a hint of lemon flavour that distinguishes it from other light lagers.

Origin

late 18th century: from Latin citrus 'citron tree' + -ic.

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