a pale-yellow fruit resembling the lemon but larger and with thicker rind, borne by a small tree or large bush, Citrus medica, allied to the lemon and lime.
the tree itself.
the rind of the fruit, candied and preserved.
a grayish-green yellow color.
having the color citron.
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How to use citron in a sentence
On the middle eight, June Gardner instigates a tintinnabulous rhythm on his ride cymbal that’s like this citron, gossamer bridge for Cooke’s voice to dance across.The Night Sam Cooke Made ‘Chain Gang’ a Hymn to Freedom | Colin Fleming | October 17, 2021 | The Daily Beast
As this is a Tuesday, Hitch has his regular lunch with his agent, Herman citron.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days | David Freeman | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Early Jews suggested it was a fig, pomegranate, citron, or even tomato.
The acid is extracted from the juice of the citron, the lime, and the lemon, fruits grown in Sicily and the West Indies.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham | Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
The citron is a valuable fruit; it is good for food and has a most pleasant odor.
The symbols of the festival are branches of the palm, bound with sprigs of myrtle and willow, and a citron.
"Ye shall take for yourselves the fruit of the tree hadar" (the citron).
It is taken into the left hand, because the right hand is strongest, and the citron is but one, while the other emblems are three.
British Dictionary definitions for citron
a small Asian rutaceous tree, Citrus medica, having lemon-like fruit with a thick aromatic rind: See also citron wood
the fruit of this tree
Also called: citron melon a variety of watermelon, Citrullus vulgaris citroides, that has an inedible fruit with a hard rind
the rind of either of these fruits, candied and used for decoration and flavouring of foods
a greenish-yellow colour
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