grapefruit grapefruit  /ˈɡreɪpf ˌrut/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) citrus tree bearing large round edible fruit having a thick yellow rind and juicy somewhat acid pulp
  2. (n) large yellow fruit with somewhat acid juicy pulp; usual serving consists of a half

Usage(s):

  1. WEIL: Grapefruit contains a compound that can affect how certain drugs are metabolized.
  2. The area produces about three-quarters of the grapefruit in Florida, which is by far the largest grapefruit- and orange-producing state in the country.
  3. The universe undergoes a brief, explosive period of inflation, growing from smaller than an atom to the size of a grapefruit.

News

  1. Harry Styles Plants a Big Kiss on Zayn Malik in One Direction's New Perfume Video

    (YouTube) The lads of One Direction are set to make a pretty big chunk of change with the release of their first perfume, One Moment, this fall. The signature scent, which features top notes of pink grapefruit, wild berries, and red currants, comes in a delightfully girly pink bottle capped with a glittering crown and a touch of tulle. In celebration of the launch, the boys filmed a black-and ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Zimbio

  2. Botanica Owner Mark Connell Opening Upstairs Restaurant Estela

    Sliced scallops with grapefruit. When Mark Connell decided to transform the restaurant space above his Nolita dive, Botanica , into an upscale wine bar, he drafted a fine-dining dream team: former Blue Hill at Stone Barns beverage director Thomas Carter and Uruguayan chef Ignacio Mattos, last seen pushing culinary envelopes with his gleefully unfettered fare at Isa. For their new Estela, the ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

  3. Florida Grapefruit Exports to Japan Shrinking

    BARTOW | Florida growers have faced declining U.S. sales of fresh grapefruit for the past two decades, but they usually found solace and profits in a healthy export market, particularly to Japan.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Lakeland Ledger

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Quotes

  1. Belichick said comparing this season to 2001 was like comparing "apples to grapefruit."
    on Sep 8, 2008 By: Bill Belichick Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. "We've got all of spring training, regular (Grapefruit League) games, split squad, B-games," Phils manager Charlie Manuel said. "We'll get them all playing time, we'll take a look at all of them."
    on Feb 16, 2009 By: Charlie Manuel Source: Norristown Times Herald

  3. Seacrest told Details magazine: "I had no courage to ask her out. So I started throwing away my lunch - I had been eating two sandwiches. For three months, I'd only eat an orange or a grapefruit, depending on the day."
    on Apr 11, 2008 By: Ryan Seacrest Source: Digital Spy

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