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