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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as pompelmous.


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  • A very large citrus fruit (also called shaddock), the fruit of Citrus maxima, which has a thick, loose rind and coarse, dry pulp, and is an ancestor of the grapefruit; Also: a grapefruit. Also: any of the trees producing these fruits.

    August 6, 2008