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citrus fruit
A multi-colored assortment of limes, oranges, and lemons: all of them can provide zest to food and drink

The citrus fruits are semi-tropical fruits that are usually eaten raw without the peel. Shavings from the peel, called zest, are sometimes used in cooking. The juice has various uses, especially as a beverage. Citrus fruits mix sweet and tangy together in a blend that no other ingredient can match.

Types of citrus fruit include: