citrus tree


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Noun1.citrus tree - 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 rindscitrus tree - 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
citrous fruit, citrus, citrus fruit - any of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp; grown in warm regions
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
genus Citrus - orange; lemon; lime; etc.
orange tree, orange - any citrus tree bearing oranges
Citrus decumana, Citrus grandis, Citrus maxima, pomelo, pomelo tree, pummelo, shaddock - southeastern Asian tree producing large fruits resembling grapefruits
citron tree, Citrus medica, citron - thorny evergreen small tree or shrub of India widely cultivated for its large lemonlike fruits that have thick warty rind
Citrus paradisi, grapefruit - citrus tree bearing large round edible fruit having a thick yellow rind and juicy somewhat acid pulp
Citrus reticulata, mandarin, mandarin orange, mandarin orange tree - shrub or small tree having flattened globose fruit with very sweet aromatic pulp and thin yellow-orange to flame-orange rind that is loose and easily removed; native to southeastern Asia
Citrus tangelo, tangelo, tangelo tree, ugli fruit - hybrid between grapefruit and mandarin orange; cultivated especially in Florida
Citrus limonia, lemanderin, rangpur, rangpur lime - hybrid between mandarin orange and lemon having very acid fruit with orange peel
Citrus limon, lemon tree, lemon - a small evergreen tree that originated in Asia but is widely cultivated for its fruit
Citrus aurantifolia, lime tree, lime - any of various related trees bearing limes
citrange, citrange tree, Citroncirus webberi - more aromatic and acidic than oranges
cumquat, kumquat, kumquat tree - any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Fortunella bearing small orange-colored edible fruits with thick sweet-flavored skin and sour pulp
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He pointed out that the office, in coordination with the Ministry, formed several teams for protecting the citrus tree, promoting the quantity and quality of the production and finding the suitable climate for manufacturing and marketing this product in the local and foreign markets.
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