See also: lìmào and lǐmào

PortugueseEdit

 
A lemon (left) and a lime. (right)

EtymologyEdit

From Andalusian Arabic لَيْمُون‎, from Arabic لَيْمُون(laymūn), from Persian لیمو(limu), لیمون(limun).

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NounEdit

limão m (plural limões)

  1. lemon (citrus fruit)
  2. (Brazil) lime (citrus fruit)
  3. (Southern Brazil) lemandarin, rangpur

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DescendantsEdit

  • Swahili: limau

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