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Fruit composed of several segments, each one enclosing seeds that are in direct contact with the pulp.
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usual terms technical terms section of an orange pip exocarp mesocarp juice sac seed wall rind pulp zest segment

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section of an orange click to hear : section of an orange

pip click to hear : pip

Structure formed by the development of a fertile ovule; it contains an embryo and nutrient reserves that enable a new plant to grow.

exocarp click to hear : exocarp

Fruit’s outer layer, covering the mesocarp.

mesocarp click to hear : mesocarp

Designates the whitish part of the rind of a citrus fruit.

juice sac click to hear : juice sac

Each of the small juice-filled pockets that combine to make up the fruit’s pulp.

seed click to hear : seed

Structure formed by the development of a fertile ovule; it contains an embryo and nutrient reserves that enable a new plant to grow.

wall click to hear : wall

Thin membrane separating the citrus fruit into segments.

rind click to hear : rind

Fruit’s outer layer covering the pulp, composed of an outer colored part and an inner part made of whitish tissue.

pulp click to hear : pulp

Fleshy portion of the citrus fruit, composed of small juice-filled pockets in every segment.

zest click to hear : zest

Outer scented layer of the citrus fruit’s rind. It produces an essence used in baking and an essential oil.

segment click to hear : segment

Part of a citrus fruit surrounded by a thin membrane containing the pulp and seeds; each segment derives from separate ovaries within a single flower.