Definition of Citrus tree
1. Noun. Any of numerous tropical usually thorny evergreen trees of the genus Citrus having leathery evergreen leaves and widely cultivated for their juicy edible fruits having leathery aromatic rinds.
Terms within: Citrous Fruit, Citrus, Citrus Fruit
Generic synonyms: Fruit Tree
Group relationships: Genus Citrus
Specialized synonyms: Orange, Orange Tree, Citrus Decumana, Citrus Grandis, Citrus Maxima, Pomelo, Pomelo Tree, Pummelo, Shaddock, Citron, Citron Tree, Citrus Medica, Citrus Paradisi, Grapefruit, Citrus Reticulata, Mandarin, Mandarin Orange, Mandarin Orange Tree, Citrus Tangelo, Tangelo, Tangelo Tree, Ugli Fruit, Citrus Limonia, Lemanderin, Rangpur, Rangpur Lime, Citrus Limon, Lemon, Lemon Tree, Citrus Aurantifolia, Lime, Lime Tree, Citrange, Citrange Tree, Citroncirus Webberi, Cumquat, Kumquat, Kumquat Tree
Derivative terms: Citrous
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Citrus Tree
Literary usage of Citrus tree
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Citrus Fruits and Their Culture by H. Harold Hume (1911)
"Pruning and root trimming of citrus tree at time of planting. Two-year Tardiff orange tree on a four-year rough lemon root, thirty inches from crown roots ..."
2. Citrus Fruits: An Account of the Citrus Fruit Industry, with Special by John Eliot Coit (1915)
"This is on account of the fact that the citrus tree forms several rings each year ... The citrus tree does not grow at a uniform rate during the season, ..."
3. The Everglades and Other Essays Relating to Southern Florida by John Clayton Gifford (1912)
"Supply a citrus tree with the proper amount of water and the proper amount and kind of fertilizer, and give it the proper amount of cultivation, ..."
4. Biennial Report by South Dakota, California State Board of Horticulture, State Athletic Commission (1890)
"If it is on a citrus tree it is at home, and begins at once searching for a place to locate for future development. Its first choice for location is on the ..."
5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1914)
"... that some of them even prefer the ammonia compounds, as Kelley has shown is the case with rice, it is тегу possible that we have in the citrus tree, ..."
6. The California Fruits and how to Grow Them: A Manual of Methods which Have by Edward James Wickson (1891)
"The fruit and foliage are both borne at the extremities of the branches, hence never head in a citrus tree, but as the tree develops, cut out from the ..."