Etymology
Advertisement

citric (adj.)

"pertaining to or derived from citrons or lemons," 1800, from Modern Latin citricum (in acidum citricum "citric acid," discovered by German chemist Carl Wilhelm Scheele in 1784); see citrus + -ic. The classical adjective was citreus.

Others are reading

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of citric

citric (adj.)
of or related to citric acid;
From wordnet.princeton.edu