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lemon

lem·on

lemon

 
pronunciation:
le mn
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small oval citrus fruit with yellow skin and sour juice.
He sliced the lemon in half and squeezed the juice over the fish.
 
definition 2: the thorny evergreen tree on which this fruit grows.
definition 3: the color of this fruit when ripe.
definition 4: (informal) an unsatisfactory one of its kind; dud.
The car was such a lemon that the factory replaced it.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: made with lemon or having qualities of lemon such as color, flavor, or fragrance.
lemon tarts
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  • lemonade:
    a drink made from water, lemon juice, and sugar.
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