Origin of citron
Examples from the Web for citron
Contemporary Examples of citron
Early Jews suggested it was a fig, pomegranate, citron, or even tomato.The Truth About Genesis
September 18, 2009
Historical Examples of citron
You may reserve the citron to put in when you make the pies.Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches
Stir in bits of citron cut thin, and bake in hearts and rounds.
The three women brought their lilies, their great sprays of citron aloes.The Long Roll
Only let him go near it, and he will at once bite the top off the citron.
Go and open the cupboard, take out the citron, and bite me off.
Word Origin for citron
late 14c., also citrine (early 15c.), from Old French citron "citron, lemon" (14c.), possibly from Old Provençal citron, from Latin citrus and influenced by lemon; or else from augmentative of Latin *citrum, related to citrus "citron tree," citreum (malum) "citron" (see citrus).