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lem·on

lemon

 
 
pronunciation:
le mn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small citrus fruit with yellow skin and sour juice.
 
definition 2: the tree on which this fruit grows. It has thorns and evergreen leaves.
definition 3: (informal) something that does not work well; dud.
The car was such a lemon that the factory replaced it.
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  • lemonade:
    a drink made from water, lemon juice, and sugar.
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