Definitions for: Citrus


[n] any of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp; grown in warm regions
[n] any of numerous tropical usually thorny evergreen trees of the genus Citrus having leathery evergreen leaves and widely cultivated for their juicy edible fruits having leathery aromatic rinds
[adj] of or relating to or producing fruit of the plants of the genus Citrus; "the citrus production of Florida"
[adj] of or relating to plants of the genus Citrus; "a citrous disease"



Webster (1913) Definition: Cit"rus (s[i^]t"r[u^]s), n. [L., a citron tree.] (Bot.)
A genus of trees including the orange, lemon, citron, etc.,
originally natives of southern Asia.

Synonyms: citrous, citrous fruit, citrus fruit, citrus tree

See Also: citrange, citrange, citrange tree, citron, citron, citron tree, Citroncirus webberi, citrous fruit, citrus, citrus, Citrus aurantifolia, Citrus decumana, citrus fruit, Citrus grandis, Citrus limon, Citrus limonia, Citrus maxima, Citrus medica, Citrus paradisi, Citrus reticulata, Citrus tangelo, citrus tree, cumquat, edible fruit, fruit tree, genus Citrus, grapefruit, grapefruit, kumquat, kumquat, kumquat tree, lemanderin, lemon, lemon, lemon tree, lime, lime, lime tree, mandarin, mandarin, mandarin orange, mandarin orange, mandarin orange tree, orange, orange, orange tree, pomelo, pomelo, pomelo tree, pummelo, rangpur, rangpur lime, section, shaddock, shaddock, tangelo, tangelo tree, ugli fruit

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