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Pampelmuse (1)
 
Pampelmuse (2)

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French pamplemousse, from Dutch pompelmoes.

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NounEdit

Pampelmuse f (genitive Pampelmuse, plural Pampelmusen)

  1. pomelo (Citrus maxima)
    Durch die Kreuzung von Mandarine und Pampelmuse entstand die Orange.
    Oranges are the result of a cross of mandarins with pomelos.
  2. (colloquial) grapefruit (Citrus paradisi)
    Die Pampelmuse hat einen bitterlichen Geschmack.
    Grapefruits have a bitter taste.

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