Definition of Genus Citrullus
1. Noun. A dicot genus of the family Cucurbitaceae including watermelons.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Cucurbitaceae, Family Cucurbitaceae, Gourd Family
Member holonyms: Citrullus Vulgaris, Watermelon, Watermelon Vine
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Citrullus
Literary usage of Genus Citrullus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Introduction to Agriculture: Practical Studies in Crop Production by Clarence Moores Weed, William E. Riley (1916)
"I Cantaloupe Musk melons 1 XT Pumpkins Gourds I Netted or nutmeg Squashes j .... „ _ f Summer or Bush genus Citrullus \ Watermelon I Citron melon I Winter ..."
2. Subtropical Vegetable-gardening by Peter Henry Rolfs (1916)
"These are the muskmelon and cucumber, belonging to the genus Cucumis; the watermelon, of the genus Citrullus; the squash and pumpkin, of the genus Cucurbita ..."