how to pronounce citrus


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the above transcription of citrus is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

citrus is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of citrus in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… planting nut and citrus fruit and olive …”

meanings of citrus


  1. The fruit of such plants, generally spherical, oblate, or prolate, consisting of an outer glandular skin (called zest), an inner white skin (called pith or albedo), and generally between 8 and 16 sectors filled with pulp consisting of cells with one end attached to the inner skin. Citrus fruits include orange, grapefruit, lemon, lime, and citron.
  2. Any of several shrubs or trees of the genus Citrus in the family Rutaceae.


  1. Of or relating to citrus plants or fruit.


  1. A census-designated place in Los Angeles County, California, United States.

citrus frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word citrus occurs in english on average 10.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics citrus can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that citrus can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

words that rhyme with citrus


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