Lem´on   Pronunciation: lĕm´ŭn
1.(Bot.) An oval or roundish fruit resembling the orange, and containing a pulp usually intensely acid. It is produced by a tropical tree of the genus Citrus, the common fruit known in commerce being that of the species Citrus Limonum or Citrus Medica (var. Limonum). There are many varieties of the fruit, some of which are sweet.
2.The tree which bears lemons; the lemon tree.
Lemon grass
(Bot.) a fragrant East Indian grass (Andropogon Shœnanthus, and perhaps other allied species), which yields the grass oil used in perfumery.
Lemon sole
(Zool.) a yellow European sole (Solea aurantiaca).
Salts of lemon
(Chem.) a white crystalline substance, inappropriately named, as it consists of an acid potassium oxalate and contains no citric acid, which is the characteristic acid of lemon; - called also salts of sorrel. It is used in removing ink stains. See Oxalic acid, under Oxalic.
Noun1.Lemonlemon - yellow oval fruit with juicy acidic flesh
2.lemon - a strong yellow color
3.Lemonlemon - a small evergreen tree that originated in Asia but is widely cultivated for its fruit
4.lemon - a distinctive tart flavor characteristic of lemons
5.lemon - an artifact (especially an automobile) that is defective or unsatisfactory
Synonyms: stinker
acid, acidulant, aureate, auric, beige, bomb, bread-and-butter pickle, buff, buff-yellow, bust, canary, canary-yellow, chokecherry, citron, citron-yellow, crab apple, cream, creamy, dill pickle, dud, dull thud, ecru, fallow, fizzle, flat failure, flaxen, flop, floperoo, frost, gilded, gilt, gold, gold-colored, golden, green apple, lemon-yellow, lime, loser, luteolous, lutescent, ocherish, ocherous, ochery, ochreous, ochroid, ochrous, ochry, or, pickle, primrose, primrose-colored, primrose-yellow, saffron, saffron-colored, saffron-yellow, sallow, sand-colored, sandy, sour, sour balls, sour cream, sour grapes, sour pickle, sourdough, straw, straw-colored, total loss, turkey, verjuice, vinegar, washout, xanthic, xanthous, yellow, yellowish, yogurt
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Lemmus lemmus
Lemmus trimucronatus
Lemna minor
Lemna trisulca
Lemnian bole
Lemnian reddle
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lemon balm
lemon butter
lemon cheese
lemon curd
lemon drop
lemon extract
lemon geranium
Lemon grass
lemon grove
lemon juice
lemon lily
lemon meringue pie
lemon mint
lemon oil
lemon peel
lemon rind
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