Grapefruit - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡreɪpfruːt|  American pronunciation of the word grapefruit
Brit.  |ˈɡreɪpfruːt|  British pronunciation of the word grapefruit

noun

- citrus tree bearing large round edible fruit having a thick yellow rind and juicy somewhat acid pulp
- large yellow fruit with somewhat acid juicy pulp; usual serving consists of a half

Examples

Citric acid can be extracted from the juice of oranges, lemons, or grapefruit.

Word forms

noun
singular: grapefruit
plural: grapefruits
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