Citron

Lemons grow on a branch in a garden close up

Citrus limon

Lemon (Wiktionary)

English

Wikispecies

Etymology

From Middle English lymon, from Old French lymon (citrus), from Arabic لَيْمُون(laymūn) or Ottoman Turkish لیمون(limon), from Persian لیمو(limu). Cognate with Sanskrit निम्बू (nimbū, lime).

Pronunciation

  • enPR: lĕm'ən, IPA(key): /ˈlɛmən/
  • Rhymes: -ɛmən

Noun

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