Citrus Limonum
Lemon Lem"on (l[e^]m"[u^]n), n. [F. limon, Per. l[imac]m[=u]n; cf. Ar. laim[=u]n, Sp. limon, It. limone. Cf. {Lime} a fruit.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) An oval or roundish fruit resembling the orange, and containing a pulp usually intensely acid. It is produced by a tropical tree of the genus {Citrus}, the common fruit known in commerce being that of the species {Citrus Limonum} or {Citrus Medica} (var. Limonum). There are many varieties of the fruit, some of which are sweet. [1913 Webster]

2. The tree which bears lemons; the lemon tree. [1913 Webster]

{Lemon grass} (Bot.), a fragrant East Indian grass ({Andropogon Sh[oe]nanthus}, and perhaps other allied species), which yields the grass oil used in perfumery.

{Lemon sole} (Zo["o]l.), a yellow European sole ({Solea aurantiaca}).

{Salts of lemon} (Chem.), a white crystalline substance, inappropriately named, as it consists of an acid potassium oxalate and contains no citric acid, which is the characteristic acid of lemon; -- called also {salts of sorrel}. It is used in removing ink stains. See {Oxalic acid}, under {Oxalic}. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]


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  • Citrus limonum — tikrasis citrinmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūtinių šeimos maistinis, vaistinis augalas (Citrus limon), kurio vaisiai valgomi, iš jų gaunamas tirštiklis, kvapiosios medžiagos, gaminami gėrimai; eterinis aliejus naudojamas… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Citrus limonum var. dulcis — The name sweet citron or sweet lemon refers to a citrus tree (Citrus medica L. var. dulcis) and its fruit. This fruit is often found being used in herbal medicine. Primarily, the juice of this fruit is used as it is not acidic, but rather, sweet …   Wikipedia

  • Citrus limonum Risso — Symbol CILI3 Synonym Symbol CILI4 Botanical Family Rutaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Citrus × limon — «Limón» redirige aquí. Para otras acepciones, véase Limón (desambiguación).   limonero …   Wikipedia Español

  • Citrus Medica — Lemon Lem on (l[e^]m [u^]n), n. [F. limon, Per. l[imac]m[=u]n; cf. Ar. laim[=u]n, Sp. limon, It. limone. Cf. {Lime} a fruit.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) An oval or roundish fruit resembling the orange, and containing a pulp usually intensely acid.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Citrus limon — tikrasis citrinmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūtinių šeimos maistinis, vaistinis augalas (Citrus limon), kurio vaisiai valgomi, iš jų gaunamas tirštiklis, kvapiosios medžiagos, gaminami gėrimai; eterinis aliejus naudojamas… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Citrus medica var. limon — tikrasis citrinmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūtinių šeimos maistinis, vaistinis augalas (Citrus limon), kurio vaisiai valgomi, iš jų gaunamas tirštiklis, kvapiosios medžiagos, gaminami gėrimai; eterinis aliejus naudojamas… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • CITRUS LIMON (L.) BURM. F. - ЛИМОН — см. 514. Дерево. С. limon (L.) Burm. f. Лимон Fl. Ind. (1768) 173. Лусс (1931) 179: (1947) 84. Церевитинов (1949) 210. Жуковский (1950). Garnier 1 (1961) 638, f. Атлас лек. раст. (1962) 604, рис. S y n. С. medica b limon L.; Limon vulgaris… …   Справочник растений

  • Citrus — L. (Orangenbaum), Gattung der Rutazeen, oft dornige Bäume oder Sträucher mit immergrünen, abwechselnden, lederartigen, einfachen, durchscheinend punktierten Blättern, gegen die Blattspreite abgegliedertem, häufig geflügeltem Blattstiel, weißen,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • CITRUS LIMETTA RISSO - ЛИМОН СЛАДКИЙ, ЛИМЕТТА, СЛАДКИЙ ЛАЙМ — см. 514. Дерево. С. limetta Risso Лимон сладкий, Лиметта, Сладкий лайм Ann. Muss. Hist. Nat. Paris XX (1813) 195, f. Лусс (1931) 182; (1947) 93. Церевитинов (1949) 201. Wealth of India 2 (1950) 190. S y n. С. medica L., var. limetta Risso; С.… …   Справочник растений

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