citron

See also: citrón

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French citron (lemon, lime).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

citron (plural citrons)

  1. A greenish yellow colour.
    citron colour:    
  2. A small citrus tree, Citrus medica.
  3. The fruit of a citron tree.
  4. The candied rind of the citron fruit.

TranslationsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

citron (comparative more citron, superlative most citron)

  1. Of a greenish yellow colour.

Derived termsEdit

  • citron wood

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CzechEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French citron (lemon, lime).

NounEdit

citron m

  1. lemon

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French citron (lemon, lime).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sitroːn/, [siˈtˢʁ̥oːˀn]

NounEdit

citron c (singular definite citronen, plural indefinite citroner)

  1. lemon (yellowish citrus fruit; taste or flavor of lemons)

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EsperantoEdit

NounEdit

citron

  1. accusative singular of citro

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin citrus (citron tree, thuja), probably connected with Ancient Greek κέδρος (kedros, cedar, juniper)[1].

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

citron m (plural citrons)

  1. lemon
  2. lime (citrus)
  3. (colloquial) noggin (head)
  4. (Quebec, informal) lemon (defective item)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Alain Rey, ed., Dictionnaire historique de la langue française, 4th edn. (Paris: Le Robert, 2010), 2197-8.

SwedishEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

citron c

  1. a lemon

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Last modified on 7 April 2014, at 12:36