from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A tree, Citrus decumana, of the orange genus; also, its fruit.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Bot.) A tree (
Citrus decumana) and its fruit, which is a large species of orange; -- called also forbidden fruit, and pompelmous.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun large pear-shaped fruit similar to grapefruit but with coarse dry pulp
- noun southeastern Asian tree producing large fruits resembling grapefruits
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
Red snapper was crusted in coconut and further enhanced by persimmon chutney and green curry, and the two dessert courses featured a soup pressed from pomelo (the Asian forebear of the grapefruit, aka shaddock, named after the sea captain who brought its seed to the West Indies from the Malay Peninsula in the 17th century) and a soufflé of kalamansi, the delicate citrus of the Philippines.
“Kubád” = shaddock (citrus decumana): the huge orange which Captain Shaddock brought from the West Indies; it is the
And shaddock mid the garden paths, on bough, viii.
Oranges thrive better than below, producing abundance of delicious fruit; but the shaddock or pumplemous (Citrus decumana) requires the full force of a tropical sun, for it will not thrive even at
The monstrous shaddock, citrons of all shapes and sizes, oranges and lemons, are all varieties, obtained in the course of long cultivation.
Among the choicest, I would name the mangistan, the durian, and the pumaloe or shaddock.
The shaddock of Java is a magnificent fruit, and surpasses those of any other country with which I am acquainted.
* "Forbidden fruit" is a small variety of shaddock, so called because it is supposed to resemble the forbidden fruit of the Garden of Eden.
Delightful self-accountant reverence of author-craft! which wields full knowledge of a shaddock-tainted world, yet presents no licence to the prurient lad, reveals no trail to the suspicious moralist.
He has stripped my rails of the shaddock-frails and the green unripened pine;