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Etymology

1. grapefruit

noun. ['ˈgreɪpˌfruːt'] citrus tree bearing large round edible fruit having a thick yellow rind and juicy somewhat acid pulp.

Synonyms

  • Citrus paradisi
  • citrus
  • citrus tree

Etymology

  • fruit (English)
  • grape (English)
  • grape (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Grapefruit

  • arrowroot
  • bitterroot
  • breadfruit

Sentences with grapefruit


1. Noun, singular or mass
Whenever possible, drink grapefruit juice through a straw to protect your teeth.

Quotes about grapefruit


1. Life... is like a grapefruit. Well, it's sort of orangey-yellow and dimpled on the outside, wet and squidgy in the middle. It's got pips inside, too. Oh, and some people have half a one for breakfast.
- Douglas Adams, So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

2. grapefruit

noun. ['ˈgreɪpˌfruːt'] large yellow fruit with somewhat acid juicy pulp; usual serving consists of a half.

Synonyms

  • citrous fruit
  • citrus
  • citrus fruit
  • grapefruit peel

Etymology

  • fruit (English)
  • grape (English)
  • grape (Middle English (1100-1500))
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