Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun citrus

2 senses of citrus

Sense 1
citrus, citrus fruit, citrous fruit -- (any of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp; grown in warm regions)
       => edible fruit -- (edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh)

Sense 2
citrus, citrus tree -- (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)
       => fruit tree -- (tree bearing edible fruit)

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