rough lemon
noun Date: 1900 1. a hybrid lemon that forms a large spreading thorny tree, bears rough-skinned fruit, and is important chiefly as a rootstock for other citrus trees 2. the fruit of a rough lemon

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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