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4 definitions found
 for lemon
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sole \Sole\, n. [F. sole, L. solea; -- so named from its flat
     shape. See Sole of the foot.] (Zool.)
     (a) Any one of several species of flatfishes of the genus
         Solea and allied genera of the family Soleidae,
         especially the common European species ({Solea
         vulgaris), which is a valuable food fish.
     (b) Any one of several American flounders somewhat resembling
         the true sole in form or quality, as the California sole
         ({Lepidopsetta bilineata), the long-finned sole
         ({Glyptocephalus zachirus), and other species.
         [1913 Webster]
  
     Lemon, or French, sole (Zool.), a European species of
        sole ({Solea pegusa).
  
     Smooth sole (Zool.), the megrim.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lemon \Lem"on\ (l[e^]m"[u^]n), n. [F. limon, Per. l[imac]m[=u]n;
     cf. Ar. laim[=u]n, Sp. limon, It. limone. Cf. Lime a
     fruit.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. (Bot.) An oval or roundish fruit resembling the orange,
        and containing a pulp usually intensely acid. It is
        produced by a tropical tree of the genus Citrus, the
        common fruit known in commerce being that of the species
        Citrus Limonum or Citrus Medica (var. Limonum). There
        are many varieties of the fruit, some of which are sweet.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. The tree which bears lemons; the lemon tree.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Lemon grass (Bot.), a fragrant East Indian grass
        ({Andropogon Sh[oe]nanthus, and perhaps other allied
        species), which yields the grass oil used in perfumery.
  
     Lemon sole (Zool.), a yellow European sole ({Solea
        aurantiaca).
  
     Salts of lemon (Chem.), a white crystalline substance,
        inappropriately named, as it consists of an acid potassium
        oxalate and contains no citric acid, which is the
        characteristic acid of lemon; -- called also salts of
        sorrel. It is used in removing ink stains. See Oxalic
        acid, under Oxalic. [Colloq.]
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  lemon
      n 1: yellow oval fruit with juicy acidic flesh
      2: a strong yellow color [syn: gamboge, lemon, lemon
         yellow, maize]
      3: a small evergreen tree that originated in Asia but is widely
         cultivated for its fruit [syn: lemon, lemon tree, Citrus
         limon]
      4: a distinctive tart flavor characteristic of lemons
      5: an artifact (especially an automobile) that is defective or
         unsatisfactory [syn: lemon, stinker]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  76 Moby Thesaurus words for "lemon":
     acid, acidulant, aureate, auric, beige, bomb,
     bread-and-butter pickle, buff, buff-yellow, bust, canary,
     canary-yellow, chokecherry, citron, citron-yellow, crab apple,
     cream, creamy, dill pickle, dud, dull thud, ecru, fallow, fizzle,
     flat failure, flaxen, flop, floperoo, frost, gilded, gilt, gold,
     gold-colored, golden, green apple, lemon-yellow, lime, loser,
     luteolous, lutescent, ocherish, ocherous, ochery, ochreous,
     ochroid, ochrous, ochry, or, pickle, primrose, primrose-colored,
     primrose-yellow, saffron, saffron-colored, saffron-yellow, sallow,
     sand-colored, sandy, sour, sour balls, sour cream, sour grapes,
     sour pickle, sourdough, straw, straw-colored, total loss, turkey,
     verjuice, vinegar, washout, xanthic, xanthous, yellow, yellowish,
     yogurt
  
  

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