Shaddock meaning

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A large, yellow, coarsegrained, pear-shaped citrus fruit resembling a grapefruit.
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The citrus tree (Citrus grandis) it grows on.
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Origin of shaddock

  • Probably alteration of earlier chaddock probably after Captain Philip Chaddock , 17th-century English trader who perhaps introduced the fruit to Barbados
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition