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Definition of Lemon


  1. 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 C. Limonum or C. Medica (var. Limonum). There are many varieties of the fruit, some of which are sweet.
  2. The tree which bears lemons; the lemon tree.

Lemon Quotations

In all my work, I try to say - 'You may be given a load of sour lemons, why not try to make a dozen lemon meringue pies?'
Maya Angelou

If life throws you a lemon - make lemonade.
Joan Collins

When I think of flavours, I think colour, so lemon should be yellow and orange is orange.
Dylan Lauren

When fate hands you a lemon, make lemonade.
Dale Carnegie

I made lemon spaghetti in an early season of 'Everyday Italian,' and to this day people still come up to me and say they love it. It's very, very simple. Basically, you cook the pasta and mix together Parmesan cheese, olive oil, lemon juice and zest and pour it over the pasta.
Giada De Laurentiis
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Lemon Translations

lemon in Afrikaans is suurlemoen
lemon in Danish is citron
lemon in Dutch is citroen
lemon in Finnish is sitruuna
lemon in French is citron
lemon in German is Zitrone
lemon in Italian is limone
lemon in Norwegian is sitron
lemon in Swedish is citron
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