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citrus

noun [C]     /ˈsɪt.rəs/ (plural citrus or citruses)
any of a group of plants that produce acidic fruits with a lot of juice : The field was planted with citrus trees . Oranges , lemons , limes and grapefruit are types of citrus fruit .Fruit Trees citric     /-rɪk/ adjective a wine with a sharp , citric flavour Various qualities of food
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