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Synonyms for lemon

one that fails completely

Synonyms for lemon

yellow oval fruit with juicy acidic flesh

a strong yellow color

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

a distinctive tart flavor characteristic of lemons

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

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All lemon trees are cut to the knee height and no leaves.
The sweet lemon tree is known for its very slow growth.
Lemon trees, and other citrus types for that matter, require less water than peach, apricot, plum, apple or avocado trees.
After the minister has settled in, his security advisers decide that the lemon trees are a potential hiding place for terrorists and order that they be cut down.
Marvel at the views across the Bay of Naples then stop for a stroll among orange and lemon trees in the delightful resort of Sorrento.
PIPPA SAYS: YES, lemon trees are sold at UK garden centres and, in milder regions, it may be possible to grow them outside in a sheltered spot.
But the red lemon's story does not end there - two hundred years later, the yellow lemon orchid is reduced to weeds, while the seeds from the red lemon have created a grove of red lemon trees beloved for miles around, because red lemons are six times as sweet
More than 70 percent of the state's citrus crop was hanging on the trees during the frost earlier this month, ruining most navel and Valencia oranges, nearly all of the tangerines and damaging lemon trees in the Imperial Valley, said Joel Nelsen, president of the California Citrus Mutual, a trade organization.
The hothouse temperature never falls below 14C (57F) to ensure that the orange and lemon trees can fruit.
soldiers driving bulldozers, with jazz blaring from loudspeakers, have uprooted ancient groves of date palms as well as orange and lemon trees in central Iraq as part of a new policy of collective punishment of farmers who do not give information about guerrillas attacking U.
But if he's not completely at ease, he does appear pleased as we stroll past the Villa's limonaia--the old stone pillars sheltering the groves of lemon trees that once produced the region's cash crop.
What's more, a third of its orchards are under five years old and have yet to reach maximum production, and the company is also replacing older trees with higher-yielding varieties and experimenting with dwarf lemon trees to increase per-acre yield.
Monsieur Shoushana's Lemon Trees is a varied and captivating collection.
It is hard to imagine any connection between these two images: the lemon tree of memories, and the CNN-made image of the two political leaders, representing Yafa and Yafo, hoping, with a semi-nudged handshake, to draw some defining lines between the one homeland and the two states, totally leaving out the sweet n' sour question of lemon trees.
In one of IFF's labs - a greenhouse, really - chemist Mike Zampino grows and extracts the fragrances of plants from around the world, from lemon trees to lilies, pine trees to pineapples.