lemon

lemon [lem′ən]
n.
[ME lymon < MFr limon < Ar laimūn < Pers līmūn]
1. a small, egg-shaped, edible citrus fruit with a yellow rind and a juicy, sour pulp, rich in ascorbic acid
2. the small, spiny, semitropical evergreen citrus tree (Citrus limon) bearing this fruit
3. pale yellow
4. Slang
a) something, esp. a manufactured article, that is defective or imperfect
b) an inadequate person
adj.
1. having the color of a lemon; pale to bright yellow
2. made with or from lemons
3. having a flavor more or less like that of lemons
lemony
adj.

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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