Citric (adjective)

Of, relating to, or derived from citrus fruits, especially lemons or oranges; having a sour or acidic taste.


Late 19th century: from latin citrus "citron tree" + -ic.


  1. The citric acid in lemons makes them useful for cooking and cleaning.
  2. The citric flavor of the orange juice was refreshing.
  3. I added a pinch of citric acid to the recipe to give it a tangy flavor.
  4. The citric notes in the wine paired well with the fish.
  5. The citric scent of the candles was relaxing.
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