Lemongrass

Lemongrass or Lapine or Lemon grass or West Indian or Cymbopogon citratus were planted on the ground. It is a shrub, its leaves are long and slender green. It is an herb which was made into food and medicine.

Cymbopogon citratus

Synonyms:
Citronella, Xiang Mao
Lemongrass (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

lemon +‎ grass

Pronunciation

Noun

lemongrass (usually uncountable, plural lemongrasses)

  1. One of various species of grass of the genus Cymbopogon, especially Cymbopogon citratus, which have a lemon-like taste and aroma, and are used in cooking, for tea, and for fragrance.
  2. (colloquial, US) Sourgrass, Oxalis pes-caprae.

Translations

See also

  • sourgrass
  • citronella grass

See also

  • citronella

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