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forbidden fruit

[OED, W3, C. decumana only] n. the small shaddock (Citrus decumana) or the sweet orange (C. aurantium): 1889 (Gardner 370). 1827 The shaddock grows to a very large size and the forbidden fruit also (Culmer 31). (Gen.)

Tags: food, fruit, noun, plant

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Last update: 2010-12-05 15:15
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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