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English definition of “citrus”


noun [C]  /ˈsɪ·trəs/ (plural citrus or citruses) us  
any of a group of plants that produce juicy fruits with a slightly sour taste: Oranges, lemons, limes, and grapefruit are types of citrus fruit.
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