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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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This hearty bowl of fiery traditional broth was delicious and comforting on a cold rainy day with well-cooked shrimps, lemon grass and loads of spices.
1 stalk lemon grass, cut into 2-inch sections and crushed
DALE'S NUTTY LEMONGRASS CHICKEN INGREDIENTS (SERVES 4) 1 red onion, sliced; 5 garlic cloves, finely chopped; 2 sticks of lemon grass, bashed; 1 green chilli, finely chopped; olive oil; 2 x 400ml cans of coconut milk; 2 heaped tbsp peanut butter; 1tsp ground turmeric; 4 chicken breasts, diced; 2 large handfuls of baby spinach; juice of 1 lime; salt, to taste METHOD: 1.
Photography by Faith Mason DALE'S NUTTY LEMONGRASS CHICKEN Ingredients (serves 4) 1 red onion, sliced 5 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 sticks of lemon grass, bashed 1 green chilli, finely chopped olive oil 2 x 400ml cans of coconut milk 2 heaped tbsp peanut butter 1tsp ground turmeric 4 chicken breasts, diced 2 large handfuls of baby spinach juice of a lime salt, to taste Method In a pan, saute the onion, garlic, lemon grass and chilli in a little olive oil, along with a good pinch of salt, until the onion has softened.
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Summary: Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir)[India]Mar 10(ANI): In an effort to boost the cultivation of the aromatic plants like lavender, rosemary and lemon grass and medicinal plants like ashwagandha and satavar, Prime Minister, Narendra Modi launched 'The Aroma Mission'.
Well, Amen for lemon grass because not only did it complement the kafir lime, but the flavour in itself was pleasant and not overwhelming.
Lemon Grass Kitchen is available in six varieties: Lemongrass Chicken Stir-Fry; Chicken Pad Thai; Korean-Style Grilled Chicken; Shrimp Pad Thai; Beef & Broccoli Noodles; and Chicken & Broccoli Noodles.