Associations to the word «Citrus»

Wiktionary

CITRUS, noun. Any of several shrubs or trees of the family Rutaceae.
CITRUS, noun. The fruit of such plants, generally spherical, oblate, or prolate, consisting of an outer glandular skin called zest, an inner white skin, and generally between 8 and 16 sectors filled with pulp consisting of cells with one end attached to the inner skin. Citrus fruits include orange, grapefruit, lemon, lime, and citron.
CITRUS, adjective. Of or relating to citrus plants or fruit.
CITRUS, proper noun. A taxonomic genus within the family Rutaceae   — many trees bearing citrus fruits, such as oranges and lemons.
CITRUS × AURANTIUM, proper noun. A taxonomic nothospecies within the family Rutaceae   — the bitter orange, a hybrid of Citrus maxima (pomelo) and Citrus reticulata (mandarin orange).
CITRUS AURANTIUM, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Rutaceae   — a citrus tree, accepted as Citrus × aurantium, the bitter orange tree.
CITRUS FRUIT, noun. A fruit of a common genus Citrus of flowering plants in the family Rutaceae.
CITRUS FRUITS, noun. Plural of citrus fruit
CITRUS GREENING, noun. A plant disease afflicting citrus trees, caused by the bacterium Liberibacter asiaticus and carried by a psyllid vector.
CITRUS LIMETTA, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Rutaceae   — sweet lemon, now sometimes treated as Citrus medica.
CITRUS LIMON, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Rutaceae   — the lemon.
CITRUS MAXIMA, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Rutaceae   — a citrus tree, the pomelo tree.
CITRUS RETICULATA, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Rutaceae   — mandarin (citrus tree).
CITRUS SINENSIS, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Rutaceae   — the sweet orange or orange.
CITRUS UNSHIU, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Rutaceae   — the mandarin orange, often considered as Citrus reticulata or a subspecies.

Dictionary definition

CITRUS, noun. Any of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp; grown in warm regions.
CITRUS, noun. Any of numerous tropical usually thorny evergreen trees of the genus Citrus having leathery evergreen leaves and widely cultivated for their juicy edible fruits having leathery aromatic rinds.

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