English version

citron

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Plants, Food
citroncit‧ron /ˈsɪtrən/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBPDFa fruit like a lemon but bigger
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citronHe drank a pastis, she a citron pressé.Beat eggs and granulated sugar well and add vanilla and citron.Sprinkle mace, cinnamon, dash salt, citron, orange peel, apricots, dates and sugar over yams.In fact you can eat it like an apple, though the citron is most always candied.The citron has the most beautiful fragrance of all the citrus fruits and its pith is not bitter.
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