Definition of Pummelo

1. Noun. Southeastern Asian tree producing large fruits resembling grapefruits.

Exact synonyms: Citrus Decumana, Citrus Grandis, Citrus Maxima, Pomelo, Pomelo Tree, Shaddock
Terms within: Pomelo, Shaddock
Group relationships: Genus Citrus
Generic synonyms: Citrus, Citrus Tree



Definition of Pummelo

1. a shaddock [n -LOS] - See also: shaddock

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pummelo

pumicites
pumie
pumies
pummace
pummel
pummeled
pummeler
pummelers
pummeling
pummelings
pummelled
pummeller
pummellers
pummelling
pummellings
pummelo (current term)
pummelos
pummels
pump-and-dump scheme
pump-fake
pump-faked
pump-fakes
pump-faking
pump-jet
pump-jets
pump-type pliers
pump action
pump actions

Literary usage of Pummelo

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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"This is said by EE Bonavia to be "by far the finest variety of pummelo" he had seen. He describes a number of other sorts varying in shape, size, color, ..."

2. The Cultivated Oranges and Lemons, Etc. of India and Ceylon: With Researches by Emanuel Bonavia (1888)
"With regard to the pummelo, Baber's memoirs make no mention whatever of this citrus. Had it been known in Hindostan in his time, it is not likely that so ..."

3. Plant Inventory by Agricultural Research Center-West (U.S.), United States Division of Botany, Horticultural Crops Research Branch, Agricultural Research Service, United States Dept. of Agriculture, United States, United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Northeastern Regi (1922)
"Thong Dee pummelo. Seed presented by Doctor Tai, Minister of Agriculture. Doctor Yal considers this the best pummelo of Siam; it is a little acid and so is ..."

4. Gazetteer of the Bombay Presidency by Bombay (India : Presidency), Bombay (India : State), Bombay (Presidency), India (1882)
"In starting a pummelo orchard the ground has to be hoed about a foot deep, a layer of cowdung is laid, the surface is scratched with a hooked knife, ..."

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