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Buddha's Hand

Definition: Buddha's Hand

Buddha's Hand
A fragrant citrus fruit that is usually described as "lemon-like," even though there is no juicy pulp beneath the rind. It is bright yellow in color and has 5-20 long yellow "fingers." It's used primarily for its zest, as it does not have bitter white pith, but can also make a great marmalade. Buddha's hands are one of the oldest citrus fruits and gets their name from the resemblance closed fingered hands have to praying hands.

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Misalady Misalady 9 years
I've smelled this in the grocery store - smells good!
lexichloe lexichloe 9 years
That's cool, love the name!
lexichloe lexichloe 9 years
That's cool, love the name!
MamaD MamaD 9 years
That's the freakiest looking fruit ever!!! I've never seen that before.
mnp mnp 9 years
It looks weird. I've seen it but I had no idea what it's used for. Good to know and now I can use my new knowledge to impress people...=)
emma- emma- 9 years
Wow...never heard of this one before.
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