grape fruit


a large, roundish, yellow-skinned, edible citrus fruit having a juicy, acid pulp.
the tropical or semitropical tree, Citrus paradisi, yielding this fruit.

1805–15; grape + fruit, apparently from the resemblance of its clusters to those of grapes Unabridged
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grapefruit (ˈɡreɪpˌfruːt)
n , pl -fruit, -fruits
1.  a tropical or subtropical cultivated evergreen rutaceous tree, Citrus paradisi
2.  the large round edible fruit of this tree, which has yellow rind and juicy slightly bitter pulp

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