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English noun: lemon

1. lemon (food) yellow oval fruit with juicy acidic flesh


Broader (hypernym)citrous fruit, citrus, citrus fruit


Part holonymlemon peel, lemon rind


Part meronymCitrus limon, lemon, lemon tree

2. lemon (attribute) a strong yellow color


Synonymsgamboge, lemon yellow, maize


Broader (hypernym)yellow, yellowness

3. lemon (plant) a small evergreen tree that originated in Asia but is widely cultivated for its fruit


SynonymsCitrus limon, lemon tree


Broader (hypernym)citrus, citrus tree


Narrower (hyponym)Citrus limetta, sweet lemon, sweet lime


Part holonymlemon


Member meronymgenus Citrus

4. lemon (cognition) a distinctive tart flavor characteristic of lemons


Broader (hypernym)flavor, flavour, nip, relish, sapidity, savor, savour, smack, tang

5. lemon (artifact) an artifact (especially an automobile) that is defective or unsatisfactory


Synonymsstinker


Broader (hypernym)artefact, artifact


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