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lem·on·grass

also lemon grass  (lĕm′ən-grăs′)
n.
A tropical Asian grass (Cymbopogon citratus) having aromatic stalks used as a flavoring in cooking and yielding an aromatic oil used in perfumery and medicine.
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lemon grass

or

lemongrass

n
(Plants) a perennial grass, Cymbopogon citratus, with a large flower spike: used in cooking and grown in tropical regions as the source of an aromatic oil (lemon grass oil)
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lem′on grass`


n.
any of several lemon-scented grasses of the genus Cymbopogon, esp. C. citratus, of tropical regions, used in cooking and as the source of an aromatic oil used esp. in perfumery.
[1830–40]
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lemon grass

A tall, greyish-green grass used for its aroma and flavor in Southeast Asian cooking. Gives a lemon-peel-like flavor.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lemon grass - an aromatic oil that smells like lemon and is widely used in Asian cooking and in perfumes and medicines
oil - a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
2.lemon grass - a tropical grass native to India and Sri Lanka
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
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Translations
عُشبَة الليمون
východoindická tráva
citrongræs
fenyérfû
ilmgresi
limon otu

lemon

(ˈlemən) noun, adjective
1. (of) a type of oval, juicy, citrus fruit with pale yellow skin and very sour juice. She added the juice of a lemon to the pudding; a lemon drink.
2. (of) the colour of this fruit. a pale lemon dress.
lemoˈnade (-ˈneid) noun
a (fizzy) drink flavoured with lemons.
lemon grass
a tough grass with a strong scent, used to flavour food.
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References in periodicals archive ?
The aim was to evaluate defoliation, application of S-ABA and lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus (DC) Stapf) L.) (CC) and Stachytarpheta cayenensis (LC.
Citronella oil is a prominent essential oil made from the extracts of a distinct species Cymbopogon plant.
Effect of feeding dried sweet orange (Citrus sinensis) peel and lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus) leaves on growth performance, carcass traits, serum metabolites and antioxidant status in broiler during the finisher phase.
Shrubs include Cymbopogon, Cedrus, Salvadora persica (Arak), Acorus calamus, Buxus dioicaC[degrees], turmeric, Euphorbia pithyusa, astragalus, Cyperus papyrus and Punica granatum (pomegranates).
Shrubs include Cymbopogon, Cedrus, Salvadora persica (Arak), Acorus calamus, Buxus dioica, turmeric, Euphorbia pithyusa, astragalus, Cyperus papyrus and Punica granatum (pomegranates).
Techno-economic and environmental assessment of essential oil extraction from Citronella (Cymbopogon winteriana) and Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citrus): A Colombian case to evaluate different extraction technologies.
Request 100 Page Sample Report Now: https://www.factmr.com/connectus/sample?flag=S&rep_id=89 Citronella oil is a prominent essential oil made from the extracts of a distinct species Cymbopogon plant.
Actividad antibacteriana de los extractos de Cymbopogon citratus, Elionurus sp.
Antimicrobial activity of Cymbopogon citratus (Poaceae) on Streptococcus mutans biofilm and its cytotoxic effects
(2007) suggest that the essential oil obtained from the plant Cymbopogon citratus has citronellol as one of its chemical components, having antibacterial activity against some 20 bacterial species.