Associations to the word «Lemon»


LEMON, noun. A yellowish citrus fruit.
LEMON, noun. A semitropical evergreen tree, Citrus limon, that bears such fruits.
LEMON, noun. A taste or flavour/flavor of lemons.
LEMON, noun. A more or less bright shade of yellow associated with lemon fruits.
LEMON, noun. (slang) A defective or inadequate item.
LEMON, noun. (Cockney rhyming slang) (from "lemon tart") Smart; cheeky, vocal.
LEMON, noun. (Cockney rhyming slang) (shortened from “lemon flavour”) Favor.
LEMON, noun. (fandom) A piece of fanfiction involving explicit sex (named after the erotic anime series Cream Lemon).
LEMON, adjective. Containing or having the flavour/flavor and/or scent of lemons.
LEMON, adjective. Of the pale yellow colour/color of lemons.
LEMON, verb. (transitive) To flavour with lemon.
LEMON, proper noun. A surname​.
LEMON BALM, noun. A perennial herb, Melissa officinalis, of southern Europe; used as a flavouring in ice cream etc
LEMON BASIL, noun. A type of Southeast Asian basil notable for the lemon/citrus overtones to its flavor, Ocimum × citriodorum.
LEMON BASILS, noun. Plural of lemon basil
LEMON CHEESE, noun. (US) lemon curd
LEMON CHIFFON, noun. A very light yellow, like that of lemon chiffon pie.
LEMON CHIFFON, adjective. Of a very light yellow, like that of lemon chiffon pie.
LEMON CLOVER, noun. A low spreading plant with yellow flowers and clover-like leaves, Oxalis stricta.
LEMON CURD, noun. A thick preserve made from lemons (juice and zest), egg yolk, butter and sugar
LEMON DROP, noun. A yellow lemon-flavored and lemon-shaped candy.
LEMON DROP, noun. A cocktail of vodka with lemon juice and sugar.
LEMON DROPS, noun. Plural of lemon drop
LEMON JUICE, noun. The liquid extract of lemon fruit, notably sour and often condensed, as used especially in food preparation.
LEMON JUICE, noun. The juice of a sweet lemon or sweet lime.
LEMON JUICES, noun. Plural of lemon juice
LEMON LAW, noun. (legal) (idiomatic) A law dealing with defective items, especially automobiles, and consumers' rights.
LEMON LAWS, noun. Plural of lemon law
LEMON MERINGUE PIE, noun. A pie made of meringue, pastry and lemon curd.
LEMON MERINGUE PIES, noun. Plural of lemon meringue pie
LEMON PLAIT, noun. Lemon-flavoured sugar confection (candy, sweets, similar to barley sugar).
LEMON SHARK, noun. A shark, Negaprion brevirostris, growing up to 10 feet long and found along the Atlantic coast of North and South America.
LEMON SHARKS, noun. Plural of lemon shark
LEMON SOCIALISM, proper noun. The practice in otherwise free market capitalist economies in which the government steps in to bailout or otherwise subsidize weak or failing firms. A government attempting to transition from capitalism to socialism by this method takes control of the worst industries — the "lemons" — first, which undermines such an approach.
LEMON SODA, noun. A fizzy non-alcoholic drink made with soda and lemon.
LEMON SOLE, noun. A European flatfish, Microstomus kitt
LEMON SQUEEZER, noun. A device used to extract juice from lemons by crushing the lemon using the sharp middle part.
LEMON TEST, proper noun. That a government action violates the Establishment Clause of the United States' constitution if it lacks a secular purpose, has its primary effect as promoting or inhibiting religion, or fosters an excessive entanglement of government with religion.
LEMON VERBENA, noun. A deciduous perennial shrub native to South America, sometimes used to flavor foods, Aloysia citrodora.
LEMON VERBENAS, noun. Plural of lemon verbena

Dictionary definition

LEMON, noun. Yellow oval fruit with juicy acidic flesh.
LEMON, noun. A strong yellow color.
LEMON, noun. A small evergreen tree that originated in Asia but is widely cultivated for its fruit.
LEMON, noun. A distinctive tart flavor characteristic of lemons.
LEMON, noun. An artifact (especially an automobile) that is defective or unsatisfactory.

Wise words

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Kahlil Gibran