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citrus

noun [C] uk   us   /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.
citric
adjective uk   us   /-rɪk/
a wine with a sharp, citric flavour
Translations of “citrus”
in Chinese (Traditional) 柑橘類果樹…
in Chinese (Simplified) 柑橘类果树…
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