Definition of Lemonlike

1. Adjective. Tasting sour like a lemon.

Exact synonyms: Lemony, Sourish, Tangy, Tart
Similar to: Sour
Derivative terms: Lemon, Lemon, Tang, Tanginess, Tartness, Tartness



Definition of Lemonlike

1. Adjective. Resembling a lemon. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lemonlike

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lemonlike

lemonal
lemonary
lemoned
lemonier
lemoniest
lemoniness
lemoning
lemonish
lemonize
lemonized
lemonizes
lemonizing
lemonless
lemonlike (current term)
lemons
lemonwood
lemonwood tree
lemonwoods
lemony
lemoynite
lempira
lempiras
lemur
lemures
lemurian
lemurians
lemurid
lemuridae

Literary usage of Lemonlike

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1880)
"O The turpentine, clarified by standing, has the consistence of syrup, an amber-yellow color, balsamic, almost lemonlike odor, and an acrid, bitterish taste ..."

2. Unofficial Letters of an Official's Wife by Edith Moses (1908)
"... milky juice and contains a small lemonlike fruit divided like an orange. The fruit itself is covered by a skin, bitter as quinine, and contains a seed ..."

3. The British Flora Medica: A History of the Medicinal Plants of Great Britain by Benjamin Herbert Barton, Thomas Castle (1877)
"The plant has a slight aromatic odour, and when the leaves or flowers are rubbed between the fingers, rather a powerful lemonlike scent is evolved. ..."

4. Familiar Features of the Roadside: The Flowers, Shrubs, Birds, and Insects by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1897)
"All parts of the tree are pungent and aromatic; if the leaves are crushed they yield a strong lemonlike * odor; this is also very strong in the fleshy fruit ..."

5. The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture edited by Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke (1917)
"JFS CIT RON, a large, sour, lemonlike fruit, valued chiefly for its thick, tender rind. When preserved it is used in cakes and candies; when fresh it yields ..."

6. Dictionary of Scientific Illustrations and Symbols: Moral Truths Mirrored in (1894)
"It bears a profusion of very pretty fruit, resembling in form and color the red apple (the Spanish Manzanillo) and exhaling an agreeable lemonlike odor. ..."

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