hesperidium definition

  • noun:
    • A berry having a thickened leathery rind and juicy pulp divided into sections, as an orange or any other citric fruit.
    • some of a number of kinds of fruits having pulpy interiors, and leathery skins containing fragrant essential oils. Has citric fruit for instance the lemon and lime.
    • a sizable berry with a thick skin, as a lemon or an orange.
    • In botany, a fleshy good fresh fruit with a leathery rind, created from a totally free many-celled ovary: only number of the berry.
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