See also: Citrus
- 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
- Of, relating to, or similar to citrus plants or fruit.
- 2001, Robin Shepard, Wisconsin's Best Breweries and Brewpubs, page 61:
- Its nose is very citrus and fruity.
- 2007, Eric Martin, The Virgin's Guide to Mexico: A Novel, page 176:
- […] and his cologne was more citrus than the usual leatherwood floating in formaldehyde.
- 2008, Chandler Burr, The Perfect Scent: A Year Inside the Perfume Industry in Paris and New York:
- The problem with AG2 is that it's too citrus.
citrus m inan
- citrus in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
- citrus in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
citrus f (plural citrussen)
- A citrus, a tree of the genus Citrus.
- Synonym: citrusboom
- A citrus fruit, a fruit from a tree of the genus Citrus.
- Synonym: citrusvrucht
- (Suriname) An orange tree.
- (uncountable, rare) Citrus juice, juice from citrus fruits.
- (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈki.trus/, [ˈkɪt̪rʊs̠]
- (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃi.trus/, [ˈt͡ʃiːt̪rus]
- Translingual: Citrus
- French: citron
- → English: citrine, citron, citrus
- Italian: cedro
- Piedmontese: sitron
- citrus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- citrus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)