rough lemon


noun

a variety of lemon that has orange-yellow, rough-skinned fruit and is used as a rootstock for the cultivation of other citrus fruits.

Nearby words

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  6. rough music,
  7. rough on, be,
  8. rough out,
  9. rough passage,
  10. rough puff pastry

Origin of rough lemon

First recorded in 1895–1900

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