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Noun: lemon  le-mun
  1. Yellow oval fruit with juicy acidic flesh
     
  2. A strong yellow colour
    - gamboge, lemon yellow, maize
     
  3. A small evergreen tree that originated in Asia but is widely cultivated for its fruit
    - lemon tree, Citrus limon
     
  4. A distinctive tart flavour characteristic of lemons
     
  5. An artifact (especially an automobile) that is defective or unsatisfactory
    - stinker

Derived forms: lemons

Type of: artefact [Brit], artifact [N. Amer], citrous fruit, citrus, citrus fruit, citrus tree, flavor [US], flavour [Brit, Cdn], nip, relish, sapidity, savor [US], savour [Brit, Cdn], smack, tang, yellow, yellowness

Part of: genus Citrus

Encyclopedia: Lemon, Lime & Bitters