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shaddock


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Shaddock  \Shad"dock\,  n.  [Said  to  be  so  called  from  a  Captain 
  Shaddock,  who  first  brought  this  fruit  from  the  East  Indies.] 
  (Bot.) 
  A  tree  ({Citrus  decumana})  and  its  fruit,  which  is  a  large 
  species  of  orange;  --  called  also  {forbidden  fruit},  and 
  {pompelmous}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  shaddock 
  n  1:  southeastern  Asian  tree  producing  large  fruits  resembling 
  grapefruits  [syn:  {pomelo},  {pomelo  tree},  {pummelo},  {Citrus 
  maxima},  {Citrus  grandis},  {Citrus  decumana}] 
  2:  large  pear-shaped  fruit  similar  to  grapefruit  but  with 
  coarse  dry  pulp  [syn:  {pomelo}] 




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