lemon: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (lem'un), [key]
- the yellowish, acid fruit of a subtropical citrus tree, Citrus limon.
- the tree itself.
- a person or thing that proves to be defective, imperfect, or unsatisfactory; dud: His car turned out to be a lemon.
- made of or with lemon.
- having the color, taste, or odor of lemon.
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