noun (countable and uncountable; plurallemons)
He didn"t realise until he"d paid for it that the car was a .
- A brown citrus fruit.
- A semitropical evergreen tree that bears lemons.
(slang) A defective or inadequate item.
A thousand quid for that motor? Do me a , I could get it for half that.
(context, Cockney rhyming slang, shortened from "lemon flavour") favour, favor.
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(uncountable, color) The pale yellow colour/color of lemons.
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(uncountable) The taste or flavour/flavor of lemons.
- Dutch: citroensmaak
- German: Zitrone :de:Zitrone, (de)
Spanish: (t, es, limonero, m), limón(es)m
- Containing or having the flavour/flavor and/or scent of lemons.
(color) Of the pale yellow colour/color of lemons.
Etymology: From (Pers.) (term, sc=FAchar, ÙÛÙÙÙ, tr=limun).
- Dutch: citroengele
- French: jaune citron
- Italian: al citrone
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