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Citron vs. Lemon

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Main Difference

The main difference between Citron and Lemon is that the Citron is a species of citrus plant and nothospecies of plant (for lemon use Q1093742)

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  • Citron (noun)

    A greenish yellow colour.

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  • Citron (noun)

    A small citrus tree, Citrus medica.

  • Citron (noun)

    The fruit of a citron tree.

  • Citron (noun)

    The candied rind of the citron fruit.

  • Citron (adjective)

    Of a greenish yellow colour.

  • Lemon (noun)

    A yellowish citrus fruit.

  • Lemon (noun)

    A semitropical evergreen tree, Citrus limon, that bears such fruits.

  • Lemon (noun)

    A taste or flavour/flavor of lemons.

  • Lemon (noun)

    A more or less bright shade of yellow associated with lemon fruits.

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  • Lemon (noun)

    A defective or inadequate item or individual.

    "He didn’t realise until he’d paid for it that the car was a lemon."

  • Lemon (noun)

    Favor.

    "A thousand quid for that motor? Do me a lemon, I could get it for half that."

  • Lemon (noun)

    A piece of fanfiction involving explicit sex (named after the erotic anime series Cream Lemon).

  • Lemon (adjective)

    Containing or having the flavour/flavor and/or scent of lemons.

  • Lemon (adjective)

    Of the pale yellow colour/color of lemons.

  • Lemon (adjective)

    Smart; cheeky, vocal.

  • Lemon (verb)

    To flavour with lemon.

    "You can start the vegetables cooking while you are lemoning the fish."

Wiktionary
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  • Citron (noun)

    A fruit resembling a lemon, but larger, and pleasantly aromatic; it is produced by the citron tree (Citrus medica). The thick rind, when candied, is the citron of commerce. The fruit was once called the lime.

  • Citron (noun)

    A citron tree, Citrus medica.

  • Citron (noun)

    A citron melon.

  • Lemon (noun)

    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 Citrus Limonum or Citrus Medica (var. Limonum). There are many varieties of the fruit, some of which are sweet.

  • Lemon (noun)

    The tree which bears lemons; the lemon tree.

Webster Dictionary
  • Citron (noun)

    large lemonlike fruit with thick aromatic rind; usually preserved

  • Citron (noun)

    thorny evergreen small tree or shrub of India widely cultivated for its large lemonlike fruits that have thick warty rind

  • Lemon (noun)

    yellow oval fruit with juicy acidic flesh

  • Lemon (noun)

    a strong yellow color

  • Lemon (noun)

    a small evergreen tree that originated in Asia but is widely cultivated for its fruit

  • Lemon (noun)

    a distinctive tart flavor characteristic of lemons

  • Lemon (noun)

    an artifact (especially an automobile) that is defective or unsatisfactory

Princeton's WordNet

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