I became numb to the barrage of smells: citrus disinfectants, burning trash, sewage, sweat, and diesel.
Where citrus County felt like a coiled spring, the pace of A Million Heavens is sedate, diffused among a dozen or so characters.
He sprays the glass with some citrus peel and garnishes the cocktail with an organic flower and cinnamon sticks.
1825, from Modern Latin genus name, from Latin citrus "citron tree," name of an African tree with aromatic wood and lemon-like fruit, the first citrus fruit to become available in the West. The name, like the tree, is probably of Asiatic origin [OED]. But Klein traces it to Greek kedros "cedar," and writes that the change of dr into tr shows that the word came from Greek into Latin through the medium of the Etruscans. As a noun, "tree of the genus Citrus," from 1885.