Definition of citrous in English:

citrous

adjective

  • See citrus

    • ‘The present invention relates to the squeezing of lemons, oranges and other citrous fruits for the purpose of obtaining juice to be consumed as beverages.’
    • ‘Pomelo, a citrous fruit, is generally favourite to consumers for its taste and high nutritional value.’
    • ‘But if the restrictions were removed, loud would be the angry cries of the U.S. growers of citrous fruits, of U.S. labor, U.S. bootleggers.’
    • ‘When an individual has a tendency to become overweight, there is a constitutional sluggishness which can be checked by taking citrous fruit for breakfast and later in the day as ‘medicine.’’

Pronunciation

citrous

/ˈsɪtrəs/