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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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