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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Large lemonlike fruit with thick aromatic rind; Thorny evergreen small tree or shrub of India widely cultivated for its large lemonlike fruits that have thick warty rind.

Usage examples (34)
  • The Buddha's hand citron is budding, but the flowers haven't opened yet.
  • Sukkoth observance involves waving a palm frond and carrying a lemon-like fruit called a citron etrog in Hebrew.
  • At the feast of Tabernacles his citron was the best.
  • The citron is a valuable fruit; it is good for food and has a most pleasant odor. for more
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