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Grapefruit vs. Citrus

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Grapefruitnoun

The tree of the species Citrus paradisi, a hybrid of pomelo (Citrus maxima) and sweet orange.

Citrusnoun

Any of several shrubs or trees of the genus Citrus in the family Rutaceae.

Grapefruitnoun

The large spherical tart fruit produced by this tree.

Citrusnoun

The fruit of such plants, generally spherical, oblate, or prolate, consisting of an outer glandular skin (called zest), an inner white skin (called pith or albedo), 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.

Grapefruitnoun

A citrus tree (Citrus paradisi) bearing large round edible fruit having a thick yellow rind and juicy somewhat acid pulp.

Citrusadjective

Of or relating to citrus plants or fruit.

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Grapefruitnoun

The large yellow fruit of the Citrus paradisi, having somewhat acid juicy pulp. It is a popular breakfast food.

Citrusnoun

A genus of trees including the orange, lemon, lime, tangerine, citron, grapefruit, etc., originally natives of southern Asia.

Grapefruitnoun

citrus tree bearing large round edible fruit having a thick yellow rind and juicy somewhat acid pulp

Citrusnoun

any tree belonging to the genus Citrus, having leathery evergreen leaves and bearing a soft pulpy fruit covered by a thick skin; - called also citrus tree.

Grapefruitnoun

large yellow fruit with somewhat acid juicy pulp; usual serving consists of a half

Citrusnoun

the fruit of a tree belonging to the genus Citrus, having a thick shiny skin and a soft, sweet to tart pulp.

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Grapefruit

The grapefruit (Citrus × paradisi) is a subtropical citrus tree known for its relatively large, sour to semisweet, somewhat bitter fruit. The interior flesh is segmented and varies in color from pale yellow to dark pink.

Citrusnoun

any of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp; grown in warm regions

Citrusnoun

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

Citrus

Citrus is a genus of flowering trees and shrubs in the rue family, Rutaceae. Plants in the genus produce citrus fruits, including important crops such as oranges, lemons, grapefruits, pomelos, and limes.

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