a large, roundish, yellow-skinned, edible citrus fruit having a juicy, acid pulp.
the tropical or semitropical tree, Citrus paradisi, yielding this fruit.
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How to use grapefruit in a sentence
Armed with a squishy bright-yellow ball about the size of a grapefruit, players divide into teams of two, with partners to the left or right of each other.
There’s a general range of odors we give off, categorized via a sensory wheel not unlike that used in wine or cheese, with scent notes ranging from wet dog to grapefruit.A Self-Professed Sweater Explores the Science Behind Stink | klindsey | July 28, 2021 | Outside Online
My hunch was that yuja, unlike, say, orange or grapefruit, could meld with lemony flavor rather than stand at odds with it.A Sunny Lemon-Yuja Cake Recipe That Will Brighten Your Day | Joy Cho | April 2, 2021 | Eater
After nearly four years of leafing through its pages and two months of owning a long-yearned-for ice cream machine, I finally made a citrus sorbet — swapping the grapefruit for the wintry Tarocco orange, its heart streaked with red like a sunset.
Her brother hoists orange net bags filled with potatoes, onions, grapefruit, tuna and other canned goods, as women equipped with iPads tell visitors they can help them register for vaccine appointments.When a Texas County Tried to Ensure Racial Equity in COVID-19 Vaccinations, It Didn't Go as Planned | Janell Ross/Dallas | March 2, 2021 | Time
There was also the grapefruit diet, the cabbage soup diet, and the cookie diet.
That something unexpected was a tumor the size of a grapefruit in his chest.
Harry Hudson was about to launch a music career when he found a tumor the size of a grapefruit in his chest.
Gripping a stone the size of a grapefruit, he strode toward Ueli Steck, a Swiss climber who had offended him.
Interesting juice choices like a liver detox or kryptonite mix flavors, like carrot and ginger with apple and grapefruit.
They began with grapefruit, Edith and Mother serving quickly, efficiently from the kitchen, then sitting down at the table.The First One | Herbert D. Kastle
Prepare the grapefruit and oranges according to the directions previously given.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4 | Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Prepare the grapefruit in the same way as oranges are prepared for salad, and cut each section into three or four pieces.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4 | Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
After cutting the grapefruit into halves, remove the seeds with a sharp knife, as shown in Fig. 5.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5 | Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
grapefruit, also known as shaddock, is a large, pale-yellow fruit belonging to the citrus group.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5 | Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
British Dictionary definitions for grapefruit
a tropical or subtropical cultivated evergreen rutaceous tree, Citrus paradisi
the large round edible fruit of this tree, which has yellow rind and juicy slightly bitter pulp
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