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Meaning of “lemon” - Learner’s Dictionary

lemon

noun [C, U]     /ˈlemən/
A2 an oval, yellow fruit that has sour juice: a slice of lemon lemon juice Types of fruit
Translations of “lemon”
in Arabic لَيْمون…
in Korean 레몬…
in Malaysian lemon, kuning limau…
in French citron…
in Turkish limon…
in Italian limone…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傻人或事, 傻瓜, 有毛病的東西…
in Russian лимон…
in Polish cytryna…
in Vietnamese quả chanh, màu vàng chanh…
in Spanish limón…
in Portuguese limão-siciliano…
in Thai มะนาว, เหลืองอ่อน…
in German die Zitrone, Zitronen-…, das Zitronengelb…
in Catalan llimona…
in Japanese レモン…
in Indonesian jeruk lemon, kuning…
in Chinese (Simplified) 傻人或事, 傻瓜, 有毛病的东西…
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