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lem·on / ˈlemən/ • n. 1. a yellow, oval citrus fruit with thick skin and fragrant, acidic juice. ∎  a drink made from or flavored with lemon juice: a port and lemon [as adj.] lemon tea. 2. (also lemon tree) the evergreen citrus tree (Citrus limon) that produces this fruit, widely cultivated in warm climates. 3. a pale yellow color. 4. inf. a person or thing, esp. an automobile, regarded as unsatisfactory, disappointing, or feeble. DERIVATIVES: lem·on·y adj.

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Limón

Limón (lēmōn´), city (1995 est. pop. 55,866), capital of Limón prov., Costa Rica, on the Caribbean Sea. Once the leading port of Costa Rica, it has been superseded by Moín. Limón gained importance with the construction of the railroad to San José in the late 1800s and has been the point of export for Costa Rica's large banana industry. Columbus may have visited the site on his 1502 voyage.

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lemon

lemon1 pale-yellow acid fruit. XIV. ME. lymon — (O)F. limon (now restricted to the lime), corr. to Sp. limón, Pg. limāo, It. limone, medL. limō, -ōn- — Arab. laimūn — Pers. līmū(n).
So lemonade XVII. — F. limonade.

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citron

cit·ron / ˈsitrən/ • n. a shrubby Asian citrus tree (Citrus medica) that bears large fruits similar to lemons, but with flesh that is less acid and peels that are thicker and more fragrant. ∎  the fruit of this tree.

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lemon

lemon Evergreen tree and its familiar, sour, yellow citrus fruit. Grown primarily in the USA and in subtropical regions, it is rarely eaten raw, but is used in cooking and in drinks. Height of tree: to 6m (20ft). Family Rutaceae; species Citrus limon.

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citron

citron Evergreen shrub or small tree of the rue family, native to Asia. It has short spines and oval leaves. It bares large, oblong, lemon-yellow fruit. Height: up to 3.5m (11.5ft). Family Rutaceae; species Citrus medica.

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lemon

lemon Sour yellow fruit of Citrus limon. A 100‐g portion of fruit, or 100 ml of juice, is a rich source of vitamin C; supplies 7 kcal (28 kJ).

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citron

citron (tree bearing) fruit like a lemon but larger and less acid. XVI. — (O)F. citron, f. (after limon LEMON) L. citrus.

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lemon

lemon See CITRUS.

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citron

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lemon

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