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Definition of citrus noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

citrus

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈsɪtrəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɪtrəs//
 
[uncountable] Fruit
 
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fruit belonging to the group of fruit that includes oranges, lemons, limes and grapefruit citrus fruit/trees/growers fabric in bright citrus shades (= orange, yellow or green) See related entries: Fruit Word OriginLatin, ‘citron tree, thuja’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: citrus