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pomelo

(pŏm`əlō'): see grapefruitgrapefruit,
 pomelo
, or pummelo
, citrus fruit (Citrus paradisi) of the family Rutaceae (orange family). The grapefruit is so named because it grows in grapelike bunches. The large globular fruit weighs from 1 to 5 lb (0.45–2.27 kg).
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pomelo

1. a tropical rutaceous tree, Citrus maxima (or C. decumana), grown widely in oriental regions for its large yellow grapefruit-like edible fruit
2. the fruit of this tree
3. Chiefly US another name for grapefruit
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Mooncakes were given to members of the big cat family, and to the pandas, while pomelo was given to the zoo's Formosan black bears and gorillas.
After a five-year hiatus, Madou Pomelo Blossom Festival is being held again to provide visitors an aromatic and visually pleasing experience of walking along the pomelo gardens.
The Tainan City Government and several local farmers' associations within the city were supplying 20 tons of mangoes, pomelos and other fruits and vegetables to NTUC FairPrice Co-Operative, one of Singapore's largest supermarket chains.
After the island's pomelos were registered as a GI product in June, the price increased from $1.50 to $3.50 a fruit, said Rina.
(2010), who evaluated 'Flame' pomelos and obtained values between 2.62 and 1.19% of reducing sugars during 40 days of storage.
Ba'ad village is famous for the growing of pomelos, which is being harvested during this period of the year.
Otro ejemplo es el caso de la produccion de pomelos que se quiere promover, dado que hay dos empresas multinacionales interesadas en la produccion de aguas saborizadas.
(2007) observaram que pomelos do pomar convencional apresentaram melhor coloracao de casca e eram menos acidos, enquanto os frutos do pomar organico apresentaram maior teor de solidos soluveis.
The generally accepted opinion today is that there are three basic species of citrus: Citrus medica (citrons), Citrus maxima (pomelos), and Citrus reticulata (mandarins).
During the Chinese New Year period, certain fruit are eaten such as tangerines and oranges, and pomelos. They are selected as they are particularly round and golden in colour, symbolising fullness and wealth, but more obviously for the lucky sound they bring when spoken.
A nivel mundial el pais se situa en el primer lugar como productor de limas y limones, y en cuarto lugar en la produccion de pomelos (FAOSTAT 2013).
On the other hand, fruits which are difficult to eat, like grapefruits and pomelos, are more likely to suffer, and these declined by 5% in 2013.