Chinese grapefruit



Chinese grapefruit (countable and uncountable, plural Chinese grapefruits)

  1. Synonym of pomelo (SE-Asian citrus fruit)
    • 2008: Martin Walters, Chinese Wildlife: A Visitor’s Guide, page 25 (Bradt Travel Guides; →ISBN, 9781841622200)
      One rather unusual citrus fruit is the large-fruited pomelo or Chinese grapefruit, C. maxima. This is larger than a grapefruit, pale green when ripe, and has thick soft rind and quite sweet flesh. It is commonly grown in southern China.


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