lemongrass

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noun lem·on·grass \ˈle-mən-ˌgras\

Definition of lemongrass

  1. :  a grass (Cymbopogon citratus) of robust habit native to southern India and Ceylon that is grown in tropical regions for its lemon-scented foliage used as a seasoning and that is the source of an aromatic essential oil; also :  its foliage

1801

First Known Use of lemongrass

1801

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