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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Large pear-shaped fruit similar to grapefruit but with coarse dry pulp; Southeastern Asian tree producing large fruits resembling grapefruits.

Usage examples (32)
  • Among the choicest, I would name the mangistan, the durian, and the pumaloe or shaddock.
  • The shaddock of Java is a magnificent fruit, and surpasses those of any other country with which I am acquainted.
  • “Kubád” = shaddock (citrus decumana): the huge orange which Captain shaddock brought from the West Indies; it is the
  • The monstrous shaddock, citrons of all shapes and sizes, oranges and lemons, are all varieties, obtained in the course of long cultivation. for more
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