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Definition of Lemon

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Lemon 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 fruit.] 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 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. [Colloq.]
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Verbena 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; vervain. Note: Verbena, or vervain, was used by the Greeks, the Romans, and the Druids, in their sacred rites. --Brewer. 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.
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Sole 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

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- Lemon Tree may refer to: Lemon (Citrus limon), a tree bearing fruit Lemon myrtle (Backhousia citriodora), an Australian native tree with a distinct lemon...
- Don Lemon (born March 1, 1966) is an American television journalist. Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, he anc****d w****end news programs on local television...
- Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) is a perennial herbaceous plant in the mint family and native to south-central Europe, the Mediterranean Basin, Iran...
- Lemon or lemon-color is a vivid yellow color characteristic of the lemon fruit. Shades of "lemon" may vary significantly from the fruit's actual color...
- 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 tart...
- Lemon is both a tree and the fruit borne by that tree. Lemon or Lemons may also refer to: Lemon Andersen (born 1975), American poet, spoken word artist...
- John Lemon (6 November 1754 – 5 April 1814) was a British Whig Member 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 curd...
- In American English, a lemon is a vehicle that turns out to have several manufacturing defects affecting its safety, value or utility. Any vehicle with...