Found 3 items, similar to lemon.
English → Indonesian
English → English
n 1: yellow oval fruit with juicy acidic flesh
2: a strong yellow color [syn: gamboge
, lemon yellow
3: a small evergreen tree that originated in Asia but is widely
cultivated for its fruit [syn: lemon tree
, Citrus limon
4: a distinctive tart flavor characteristic of lemons
5: an artifact (especially an automobile) that is defective or
unsatisfactory [syn: stinker
English → English
, n. [F. sole, L. solea; -- so named from its flat
shape. See Sole
of the foot.] (Zo["o]l.)
(a) Any one of several species of flatfishes of the genus
and allied genera of the family Soleid[ae]
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
), the long-finned sole
), and other species.
, or French
(Zo["o]l.), a European species
of sole (Solea pegusa
(Zo["o]l.), the megrim.
(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
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
common fruit known in commerce being that of the species
or Citrus Medica
(var. Limonum). There
are many varieties of the fruit, some of which are sweet.
2. The tree which bears lemons; the lemon tree.
(Bot.), a fragrant East Indian grass
, and perhaps other allied
species), which yields the grass oil used in perfumery.
(Zo["o]l.), 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