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Topic: PLANTS

Date: 1800-1900
Language: Modern Latin
Origin: Latin, 'citron tree'

citrus

noun
     
cit‧rus [countable]
1HBP also citrus tree a type of tree that produces citrus fruits
2 also citrus fruit a fruit with thick skin, such as an orange or lemon
citrus adjective
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