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Citrus   /sˈɪtrəs/   Listen
Citrus

noun
1.
Any of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp; grown in warm regions.  Synonyms: citrous fruit, citrus fruit.
2.
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.  Synonym: citrus tree.



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"Citrus" Quotes from Famous Books



... can be obtained, for usually very appetizing salads can be made of them. However, the family need not be deprived of fruit salads during the winter when fresh fruits cannot be secured, for delicious salads can be made from canned and dried fruits, as well as from bananas and citrus fruits, which are usually ...
— Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4 • Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences

... metal container 6 Canned meat, poultry, fish: Meat, poultry 18 Fish 12 Mixtures of meats, vegetables, cereal products 18 Condensed meat-and-vegetable soups 8 Fruits and vegetables: Berries and sour cherries, canned 6 Citrus fruit juices, canned 6 Other fruits and fruit juices, canned 18 Dried fruit, in metal container 6 Tomatoes, sauerkraut, canned 6 Other vegetables, canned (including dry beans and dry peas) 18 Cereals and baked goods: Ready-to-eat cereals: In metal container 12 In original paper package ...
— In Time Of Emergency - A Citizen's Handbook On Nuclear Attack, Natural Disasters (1968) • Department of Defense

... and I, at a parapet table atop the 200-story General Aviation Building. The efficient robot waiter of the Sky Club had cleared away the remnants of an epicurean meal. Only a bowl of golden fruit remained—globes of nectar picked in the citrus groves of California ...
— Astounding Stories, May, 1931 • Various

... Australian tree, Citrus australasica, F. v. M., N.O. Rutaceae; called also Finger Lime and Orange. But the appellation of Native Lime is more generally given to Citrus australis, Planch., ...
— A Dictionary of Austral English • Edward Morris

... companies who seek purchasers for their holdings, own a large part of the territory, they still constitute a minority of the population. Many of the settlers, probably most of them, are industrious and persistent in their various productive activities. Their specialty is citrus fruits, but their products are not limited to that line. More than a few have tried their little experiment in pioneering, and have returned to their home land more or less disgusted with their experience. Those who have remained, and have worked faithfully and intelligently, have probably done ...
— Cuba, Old and New • Albert Gardner Robinson

... commerce, both domestic and interstate without discrimination. In the first of these, Sligh v. Kirkwood,[962] the Court upheld the application to oranges which were intended for the interstate market of a Florida statute prohibiting the sale, shipment, or delivery for shipment of any citrus fruits which were immature or otherwise unfit for consumption. The burden thus imposed upon interstate commerce was held by the Court to be incidental merely to the effective enforcement of a measure intended to safeguard the health of the people of Florida. Moreover, said the ...
— The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation • Edward Corwin

... wheat, olives, garlic, fava beans, grapes, figs, cow dairy. If pure German, try rye bread, cow dairy, apples, cabbage family vegetables. If Scottish, try oats, mutton, fish, sheep dairy and cabbage family vegetables. If Jewish, try goat dairy, wheat, olives and citrus. And certainly all the above ethnic derivations will thrive on many kinds of vegetables. Afro-Americans, especially dark-complexioned ones little mixed with Europeans, might do well to avoid wheat and instead, try sorghum, millet or tropical root ...
— How and When to Be Your Own Doctor • Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon



Words linked to "Citrus" :   lemon, citrange tree, tangelo, citrange, rangpur, mandarin, pomelo, kumquat, edible fruit, ugli fruit, grapefruit, Citrus sinensis, Citroncirus webberi, citron tree, orange, mandarin orange, orange tree, tangelo tree, lime tree, citrous, cumquat, section, citron, lemanderin, rangpur lime, shaddock, kumquat tree, pomelo tree, Citrus decumana, fruit tree, lemon tree, pummelo, Citrus aurantium, mandarin orange tree, lime



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