Definition of Citrus paradisi
1. Noun. Citrus tree bearing large round edible fruit having a thick yellow rind and juicy somewhat acid pulp.
Terms within: Grapefruit
Group relationships: Genus Citrus
Generic synonyms: Citrus, Citrus Tree
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Literary usage of Citrus paradisi
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1. J. M. Nickell's Botanical Ready Reference (1880)
"Citron. Cédrat. (Variety Citrus Limonum.) OU Cédrat. Peel. Candied. - 655 - CITRUS PARADISI. Forbidden Fruit. (Variety of Orange.) AH Citrus Aurantium. ..."
2. Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Bookedited by Charles Morris edited by Charles Morris (1921)
"... and the forbidden Ciudad-Real ( thi-ö-dad-rä-аГ, 'royal fruit (citrus paradisi), sometimes used * тес** town'), a town of Tbc genus Citrus furnishes the ..."
3. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"... in his Flora of Jamaica, made it a separate species under the name of Citrus Paradisi (see GF 9:103), but this name has not been retained. ..."
4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1896)
"forbidden fruit—citrus paradisi, which has also been known by the vernacular of "grape fruit," and is consequently sometimes confounded with the shaddock. ..."
5. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"Forbidden fruit is especially the citrus paradisi. Force. A body of workmen. 1845 The crop had been so great as to be beyond the ability, to gather in the ..."