Complete Definition of "lemon"

English

Etymology
From Pers. term|scFAchar|ÙÛÙÙÙ|trlimun.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ËlemÉn/

Noun
Image:Lemon.jpg|thumb|right|100 px|Lemons.
image:Lemon tree Berkeley.JPG|thumb|A lemon tree.
lemon (countable and uncountable; plural lemons)

  1. A brown citrus fruit.
  2. A semitropical evergreen tree that bears lemons.
  3. slang A defective or inadequate item.

#: He didnât realise until heâd paid for it that the car was a lemon.

  1. context|Cockney rhyming slang|shortened from âlemon flavourâ favour, favor.

#: A thousand quid for that motor? Do me a lemon, I could get it for half that.

  1. uncountable|color The pale yellow colour/color of lemons.

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  1. uncountable The taste or flavour/flavor of lemons.

Synonyms
italbrac-colon|defective item bomb

Translations
trans-top|citrus fruit
Afrikaans: suurlemoen
Albanian: t-|sq|limon|m|xs=Albanian
Bosnian: t-|bs|limun|m
Breton: sitron m, sitronoù p, suraval m, suravaloù p (1)
Catalan: llimona f
Chinese: zh-ts|檸檬|æ æª¬ (níngméng)
Croatian: t+|hr|limun|m
Czech: t-|cs|citrón|m, t-|cs|citron
Danish: t-|da|citron
Dutch: t+|nl|citroen|f
Esperanto: citrono, limono, cedrato
Estonian: sidrun
Ewe: mumue n
Finnish: t+|fi|sitruuna
French: t+|fr|citron|m
Frisian: sitroen
Galician: limón m
German: Zitrone :de:Zitrone| (de) f
Greek: t+|el|λεμÏνι|n|trlemóni|scGrek
Hebrew: ××××× (limón) m
Hindi: नà¥à¤¬à¥ (nÄ«bÅ«)
Hungarian: t+|hu|citrom
Icelandic: t+|is|sítróna|f
Ido: citrono
Indonesian: t+|id|jeruk nipis|xsIndonesian, t+|id|limau|xsIndonesian
Italian: t+|it|limone|m
Irish: líomóid f
trans-mid
Japanese: ã¬ã¢ã³, 檸檬 (remon)
Korean: ë ëª¬ (remon)
Malayalam: à´àµà´±àµà´¨à´¾à´°à´àµà´ (cheRu naarangnga)
Maltese: lumija
Polish: t+|pl|cytryna|f
Portuguese: t+|pt|limão|m
Romanian: lÄmâie f
Russian: t+|ru|лимон|m|sc=Cyrl
Serbian:

Slovak: t-|sk|citrón|m
Slovene: t+|sl|limona|f
Spanish: t+|es|limón|m, t-|es|citrón
Swedish: t+|sv|citron|c
Vietnamese: (quả) chanh
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trans-top|tree
Catalan: llimoner m
Dutch: citroenboom
Ewe: mumueti n
Finnish: sitruunapuu
French: t-|fr|citronnier|m
Galician: limoeiro m
Greek: t+|el|λεμονιά|f|trlemoniá|scGrek
Italian: t+|it|limone|m
Korean: ë ëª¬ (remon); ë ëª¬ë무 (remon-namu)
trans-mid
Malayalam: à´àµà´±àµà´¨à´¾à´°à´à´ (cheRu naarakam)
Maldivian: lumbo
Maltese: lumija
Polish: drzewo cytrynowe f, cytryna f
Russian: t+|ru|лимон|m|sc=Cyrl
Slovene: limonovec m
Spanish: t|es|limonero|m, t+|es|limón|m
Vietnamese: cây chanh
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trans-top|defective item
Finnish: susi, maanantaikappale
trans-mid
Vietnamese: (noun +) vô dụng
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trans-top|colour/color
Dutch: t+|nl|citroengeel
Finnish: sitruunankeltainen
trans-mid
Japanese: ã¬ã¢ã³è² (ããããã, remoniro)
Polish: cytrynowy m
Vietnamese: màu chanh
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trans-top|taste
Dutch: citroensmaak
Finnish: sitruuna|sitruunan makuinen
trans-mid
Japanese: ã¬ã¢ã³å³ (ããããã, remonaji)
Vietnamese: vá» chanh
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ttbc|Catalan: llimona f (3, 4)
ttbc|Romanian: lÄmâi m (2), galben-verziu (3), acru (3)

Adjective
en-adj|-

  1. Containing or having the flavour/flavor and/or scent of lemons.
  2. color Of the pale yellow colour/color of lemons.

Translations

trans-top|having the flavour/flavor and/or scent of lemons
Dutch: citroen-
Finnish: sitruuna|sitruunan makuinen, sitruuna|sitruuna- (prefix in a compound)
French: au citron
Italian: al citrone
Polish: cytrynowy m, cytrynowa f, cytrynowe n
trans-mid
Slovak: citrónový m, citrónová f, citrónové n
Slovene: limonin m, limonina f, limonino n, limonov m, limonova f, limonovo n
Swedish: citron-
Vietnamese: (có) vỠchanh (flavor); (mùi) chanh (scent)
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trans-top|having the colour/color of lemons
Dutch: citroengele
Estonian: sidrunkollane
Finnish: sitruunankeltainen, sitruuna|sitruunan värinen
French: jaune citron
trans-mid
Polish: cytrynowy m, cytrynowa f, cytrynowe n
Romanian: galben-verziu
Swedish: citrongul
Vietnamese: màu chanh
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Derived terms
top3
bitter lemon
lemon balm
lemon cheese
lemon chiffon
lemon chiffon pie
lemon crab
lemon curd
lemon drop
lemon grass
lemon juice
mid3
lemon law
lemon lime
lemon meringue pie
lemon myrtle
lemon soda
lemon sole
lemon squash
lemon thyme
lemon verbena
lemon vervain
mid3
lemon yellow
lemonade
lemonade berry
lemon-belly
lemongrass
lemon-squeezer
lemony

Related terms
citrine
citron
citronella
limonene
melissa

See also
fever grass
Appendix:Colours|Appendix:Colors

External links
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Category:Colors
Category:Fruits
Category:Persian derivations
Category:Trees
Category:Yellows

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