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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lemongrass - 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.lemongrass - 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
Translations
LemongrasZitronengras
citronnelleherbe citronschénanthe
レモングラス
레몬그래스
citrongräs
柠檬香茅檸檬香茅

lemongrass

lemon grass [ˈlɛməngrɑːs] ncitronnelle flemon juice n
(= juice) → jus m de citron
(= drink) → citron m pressélemon sole n (British)limande-sole flemon squash ncitronnade flemon squeezer npresse-citron m invlemon tea nthé m au citronlemon tree ncitronnier m
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The aim was to evaluate defoliation, application of S-ABA and lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus (DC) Stapf) L.) (CC) and Stachytarpheta cayenensis (LC.
Malasia (18) sativum), Cymbopogon citratus, Curruma longa, Croton caudatus, Lawsonia inermis e Piper betel.
Hassan, Comparative study on the biosorption of Pb(II), Cd(II) and Zn(II) using Lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus): Kinetics, isotherms and thermodynamics, Chemistry International., 2, 89 (2016).
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.
Cymbopogon citratus is used for similar purposes in Guangdong, China and Brazil.
Antimicrobial activity of lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) oil against microbes of environmental, clinical and food origin.
The first set includes steel-reinforced concrete samples into which equal-mass model of different concentrations of Cymbopogon citratus leaf-extract and NaN[O.sub.2] admixtures were mixed as per ASTM C192/192 M-16a [65].