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pomelo

  

      n   pl   , -los  
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 U.S.)      another name for       grapefruit     (Also called)    shaddock  
     (C19: from Dutch pompelmoes, perhaps from pompoen big + Portuguese limão a lemon)  
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pome, pommel, polo, pom

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