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Citron

fruit citrus rind

Citron, (Citrus medica), fruit tree in the citrus family (Rutaceae); also its fruit. The citron is a large yellowish fruit with a thick white rind and a small pulpy though acidic center. It was the first of the citrus fruits to be introduced into Europe from India and Asia. The rind is crystallized as candy, while the juice flavors syrups and beverages.

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