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Definition of Lemon
LemonLemon Lem"on (l[e^]m"[u^]n), n. [F. limon, Per. l[imac]m[=u]n;
cf. Ar. laim[=u]n, Sp. limon, It. limone. Cf. Lime a
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
C. Limonum or C. 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 Sh[oe]nanthus, and perhaps other allied
species), which yields the grass oil used in perfumery.
Lemon sole (Zo["o]l.), a yellow European sole (Solea
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. [Colloq.] LemonVerbena Ver*be"na, n. [L. See Vervain.] (Bot.)
A genus of herbaceous plants of which several species are
extensively cultivated for the great beauty of their flowers;
Note: Verbena, or vervain, was used by the Greeks, the
Romans, and the Druids, in their sacred rites.
Essence of verbena, Oil of verbena, a perfume prepared
from the lemon verbena; also, a similar perfume properly
called grass oil. See Grass oil, under Grass.
Lemon, or Sweet, verbena, a shrubby verbenaceous plant
(Lippia citriodora), with narrow leaves which exhale a
pleasant, lemonlike fragrance when crushed. LemonSole Sole, n. [F. sole, L. solea; -- so named from its flat
shape. See Sole of the foot.] (Zo["o]l.)
(a) Any one of several species of flatfishes of the genus
Solea and allied genera of the family Soleid[ae],
especially the common European species (Solea
vulgaris), which is a valuable food fish.
(b) Any one of several American flounders somewhat resembling
the true sole in form or quality, as the California sole
(Lepidopsetta bilineata), the long-finned sole
(Glyptocephalus zachirus), and other species.
Lemon, or French, sole (Zo["o]l.), a European species
of sole (Solea pegusa).
Smooth sole (Zo["o]l.), the megrim.
Meaning of Lemon from wikipedia
- The lemon
(Citrus limon) is a species
of small evergreen trees
in the flowering plant family
to Asia, primarily Northeast India
Tree may refer
(Citrus limon), a tree bearing fruit Lemon myrtle
(Backhousia citriodora), an Australian native
tree with a distinct
- Don Lemon
1, 1966) is an American television
journalist. Born in Baton
Rouge, Louisiana, he anc****d w****end news programs
balm (Melissa officinalis) is a perennial herbaceous plant
in the mint family
to south-central Europe, the Mediterranean
-color is a vivid yellow color characteristic
of the lemon
" may vary significantly
from the fruit's actual
- A lemon
tart (French: tarte
au citron) is a dessert
dish, a variety
of tart. It has a pastry
s**** with a lemon flavored
filling. In the UK, lemon
is both a tree and the fruit borne
by that tree. Lemon
may also refer
to: Lemon Andersen
(born 1975), American
- John Lemon
1754 – 5 April
1814) was a British
of Parliament. He was born in Truro, the second
son of William Lemon
by his marriage...
- The lemon
bar, also called lemon
square, is a po****r type of dessert
bar in the United States consisting
of a thin, shortbread crust
and a lemon
- In American
English, a lemon
is a vehicle
out to have several manufacturing defects affecting
its safety, value
or utility. Any vehicle
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