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lem·on·grassalso lemon grass (lĕm′ən-grăs′)
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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|Noun||1.||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
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lemongrasslemon grass [ˈlɛməngrɑːs] n → citronnelle flemon juice n
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