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lemon drop
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lemon sole definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: flesh of American flounder; important in the winter [syn: lemon sole, winter flounder]
2: highly valued almost pure white flesh [syn: lemon sole, English sole]
3: popular pale brown food flatfish of the Pacific coast of North America [syn: English sole, lemon sole, Parophrys vitulus]
4: small European sole [syn: lemon sole, Solea lascaris]
5: European flatfish highly valued as food [syn: lemon sole, Microstomus kitt]
6: important American food fish in the winter [syn: winter flounder, blackback flounder, lemon sole, Pseudopleuronectes americanus]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1876 any of several flatfishes and especially flounders: as a. a bottom-dwelling flounder (Microstomus kitt) of the northeastern Atlantic that is an important food fish b. winter flounder

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a flat-fish, Microstomus kitt, of the plaice family. Etymology: F limande

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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.] 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 C. Limonum or C. Medica (var. Limonum). There are many varieties of the fruit, some of which are sweet. 2. The tree which bears lemons; the lemon tree. 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.]

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