noun, plural cit·rus·es.
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Origin of citrus
Words nearby citrus
Example sentences from the Web for citrus
I became numb to the barrage of smells: citrus disinfectants, burning trash, sewage, sweat, and diesel.How I’ll End the War: My First Week Back in Afghanistan|Nick Willard|May 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Strong fennel and wormwood hit the back of my tongue along with a dryness from the barrel and hints of citrus from the chamomile.
He sprays the glass with some citrus peel and garnishes the cocktail with an organic flower and cinnamon sticks.
Where Citrus County felt like a coiled spring, the pace of A Million Heavens is sedate, diffused among a dozen or so characters.3 Must-Read Offbeat Novels: ‘A Million Heavens,’ ‘The Investigation,’ ‘Office Girl’|Drew Toal, Kevin Canfield, Daniel Roberts|July 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
If pairing with citrus flavors you might want to consider a nice Riesling as well.
The next quality, "neroli bigarade," is derived from the blossoms of the Citrus bigaradia, or Seville orange.The Art of Perfumery|G. W. Septimus Piesse
Just then the Citrus King leaned forward and shouted a query against the wind.It Pays to Smile|Nina Wilcox Putnam
It was one part sharp mold, one part industrial disinfectant, a citrus smell that made your eyes water and your sinuses burn.Makers|Cory Doctorow
The oil of orange flowers, called neroli, is extracted from the fresh flowers of the citrus aurantium.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
Citrus groves, grape vineyards, and areas once cleared by man are preferred to coastal sagebrush flats.Mammals of the San Gabriel Mountains of California|Terry A. Vaughan