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citrus

noun [C] uk   /ˈsɪt.rəs/ (plural citrus or citruses) us  
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
adjective uk   /-rɪk/ us  
a wine with a sharp, citric flavourVarious qualities of food
(Definition of citrus from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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