See also: Citrus
citrus (plural citruses)
- Any of several shrubs or trees of the genus Citrus in the family Rutaceae.
- 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.
shrub or tree
fruit — see citrus fruit
citrus (not comparable)
- Of or relating to citrus plants or fruit.
- Translingual: Citrus