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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Citrus  \Cit"rus\  (s[i^]t"r[u^]s),  n.  [L.,  a  citron  tree.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  trees  including  the  orange,  lemon,  citron,  etc., 
  originally  natives  of  southern  Asia. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  citrus 
  adj  1:  of  or  relating  to  plants  of  the  genus  Citrus;  "a  citrous 
  disease"  [syn:  {citrous}] 
  2:  of  or  relating  to  or  producing  fruit  of  the  plants  of  the 
  genus  Citrus;  "the  citrus  production  of  Florida"  [syn:  {citrous}] 
  n  1:  any  of  numerous  fruits  of  the  genus  Citrus  having  thick  rind 
  and  juicy  pulp;  grown  in  warm  regions  [syn:  {citrus 
  fruit}] 
  2:  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  [syn:  {citrus  tree}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Citrus,  CA  (CDP,  FIPS  13560) 
  Location:  34.11488  N,  117.89089  W 
  Population  (1990):  9481  (2537  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.3  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 




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