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"citrus" in British English

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citrusnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈsɪt.rəs/ (plural citrus or citruses)
any of a ​group of ​plants that ​produce acidicfruits 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
(Definition of citrus from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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citrusnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsɪ·trəs/ (plural citrus or citruses)
any of a ​group of ​plants that ​producejuicyfruits with a ​slightlysourtaste: Oranges, ​lemons, ​limes, and ​grapefruit are ​types of citrus ​fruit.
(Definition of citrus from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “citrus”
in Chinese (Simplified) 柑橘类果树…
in Chinese (Traditional) 柑橘類果樹…
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