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rough lemon

noun

Definition of rough lemon

  1. 1 :  a hybrid lemon that forms a large spreading thorny tree, bears rough-skinned fruit, and is important chiefly as a rootstock for other citrus trees

  2. 2 :  the fruit of a rough lemon



1900

First Known Use of rough lemon

1900


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