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Grapefruit vs. Lemon

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Grapefruitnoun

The tree of the species Citrus paradisi, a hybrid of pomelo (Citrus maxima) and sweet orange.

Lemonnoun

A yellowish citrus fruit.

Grapefruitnoun

The large spherical tart fruit produced by this tree.

Lemonnoun

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

Grapefruitnoun

A citrus tree (Citrus paradisi) bearing large round edible fruit having a thick yellow rind and juicy somewhat acid pulp.

Lemonnoun

A taste or flavour/flavor of lemons.

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Grapefruitnoun

The large yellow fruit of the Citrus paradisi, having somewhat acid juicy pulp. It is a popular breakfast food.

Lemonnoun

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

Grapefruitnoun

citrus tree bearing large round edible fruit having a thick yellow rind and juicy somewhat acid pulp

Lemonnoun

(slang) A defective or inadequate item or individual.

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

Grapefruitnoun

large yellow fruit with somewhat acid juicy pulp; usual serving consists of a half

Lemonnoun

Favor.

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

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Grapefruit

The grapefruit (Citrus × paradisi) is a subtropical citrus tree known for its relatively large, sour to semisweet, somewhat bitter fruit. The interior flesh is segmented and varies in color from pale yellow to dark pink.

Lemonnoun

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

Lemonadjective

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

Lemonadjective

Of the pale yellow colour/color of lemons.

Lemonadjective

Smart; cheeky, vocal.

Lemonverb

(transitive) To flavour with lemon.

‘You can start the vegetables cooking while you are lemoning the fish.’;

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Lemonnoun

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.

Lemonnoun

The tree which bears lemons; the lemon tree.

Lemonnoun

yellow oval fruit with juicy acidic flesh

Lemonnoun

a strong yellow color

Lemonnoun

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

Lemonnoun

a distinctive tart flavor characteristic of lemons

Lemonnoun

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

Lemon

The lemon (Citrus limon) is a species of small evergreen tree in the flowering plant family Rutaceae, native to South Asia, primarily Northeast India (Assam). The tree's ellipsoidal yellow fruit is used for culinary and non-culinary purposes throughout the world, primarily for its juice, which has both culinary and cleaning uses.

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