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lemon

noun [C/U]  us   /ˈlem·ən/
a yellow, oval fruit whose juice has a sour taste infml A lemon is a device or machine that does not work well: [C] That car I bought is a real lemon.
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) 水果, 檸檬, 檸檬汁…
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) 水果, 柠檬, 柠檬汁…
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