grapefruit
Pronunciation
  • (America, RP) IPA: /ˈɡɹeɪp.fɹuːt/
Noun

grapefruit (plural grapefruits)

  1. The tree of the species Citrus paradisi, a hybrid of pomelo (Citrus maxima) and sweet orange.
  2. The large spherical tart fruit produced by this tree.
    Synonyms: pomelo, shaddock, forbidden fruit
Synonyms
  • (tree) grapefruit tree; Citrus × paradisi; Citrus sinensis × Citrus grandis, Citrus sinensis × Citrus maxima
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