Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A pomelo.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The shaddock, especially in its larger forms. Compare pomelo.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A shaddock, esp. one of large size.

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  • noun obsolete A grapefruit.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Dutch : probably Dutch pompel-, thick, swollen (as in pompelbeen, swollen legs, elephantiasis, and pompelbloem, water lily) or Dutch pompoen, gourd, pumpkin (from Old French pompon, a kind of pumpkin or melon, from Old Italian popone, from Latin pepō, pepōn-; see pepo) + alteration of Portuguese limões, pl. of limão, lemon (from Arabic laymūn; see lemon).]

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Dutch pompelmoes; compare French pamplemousse.

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