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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
(L.) Osbeck, is a species
of small evergreen
tree in the flowering plant family
balm (Melissa officinalis), balm, common
balm, or balm mint, is a perennial herbaceous plant
in the mint family Lamiaceae
- Don Carlton Lemon
1, 1966) is an American journalist
and author. He is an award winning
for CNN based
in New York City, and hosts...
- Meadow Lemon
III (April 25, 1932 – December
27, 2015) known professionally
as Meadowlark Lemon
, was an American basketball
player, actor, and Christian...
(Italian pronunciation: [limonˈtʃɛlːo]) is an Italian lemon liqueur mainly produced
in the region around
- The lemon shark
(Negaprion brevirostris) is a species
from the family
Carcharhinidae. Lemon sharks
can grow to 3.4 metres
(11 ft) in length. They...
laws are American state
laws that provide
of cars and other consumer goods
- herbs because
that of lemons
(Citrus limon). Common names include lemon
wire gr****, silky
- include lemon verbena
beebrush. It was brought
by the Spanish
and the Portuguese
in the 17th century
for its oil. Lemon
× meyeri, the Meyer lemon
, is a hybrid citrus fruit native
to China. It is a cross between
and a mandarin/pomelo hybrid distinct
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