Translation of lemon in Spanish:


limón, n.

Pronunciation /ˈlɛmən//ˈlɛmən/


  • 1

    • 1.1(fruit)

      limón masculine
      limón francés masculine Mexico Venezuela
      (peel/juice/soufflé) (before noun) de limón
      lemon squash limonada natural (concentrada) feminine
      • lemon squeezer exprimidor (de limones)
      • But I'm not allergic to orange juice, lemons, limes, or anything else citrus.
      • When cool, add the juice of two lemons and the reserved liquid and make up the volume to 4 ½ litres.
      • Pour in all the olive oil, and squeeze in the juice from all four lemons.
      • Almonds, plums, apples, cherries, and lemons are enjoyed in many households fresh off the trees in family gardens.
      • Most other citrus fruits, such as lemons, limes, citrons, naturally sweet oranges and tangerines are considered safe.
      • Carefully fold in the avocado with the lemon juice and some of the herbs.
      • Tucuman is the country's largest producer of sugar cane and lemons.
      • Crush the avocado with the lemon juice, salt and pepper, and spread thickly on the bread.
      • There, they picked raspberries, walnuts, lemons and pears.
      • Fried fish was accompanied by the juice of bitter oranges or lemons or by greensauce.
      • If you can find a hole where ants are entering the house, squeeze the juice of a lemon in the hole or crack.
      • Put cherries and orange slices into a kettle and add the lemon juice and sugar.
      • In a small bowl, combine the lemon juice, thyme, scallion, garlic, mustard and sugar.
      • Squeeze in the juice from both lemons, and salt and pepper to taste.
      • Limes nearly always yield more juice than lemons because although they are smaller, they have thinner skins and finer papery segments within.
      • When the bubbles start to look brown around the edges, squeeze in lemon juice from the cut lemons.
      • Slice the red onion finely and juice and zest the lemon.
      • Rub the chicken all over with the lemon, squeezing the juice into the skin.
      • At every vegetable market in North Africa, and now also in the south of France, there are stalls laden with huge piles of soft lemons, oozing with juice, next to several varieties of olives.
      • Those caught in the acrid clouds of gas retreated to meet comrades in arms who treated their eyes with juice squeezed from lemons and bottled water.
      • In another bowl, zest and juice the lemons and limes, then fold through the cream.
      • And the worse thing is that there is no invention that can help you squeeze the juice out of such lemons.
      • Cut the avocados into halves and brush with a little of the lemon juice.
      • Davenport squeezes the juice from several lemons into water and adds the rinds and boils the liquid until the water starts turning brown.

    • 1.2also lemon tree

      limonero masculine

    • 1.3(color)

      amarillo limón masculine
      (before noun) (invariable adjective) amarillo limón
      • The first single bedroom overlooks the front of the property and is decorated in pale lemon with laminate wood floors and fitted wardrobes.
      • Spurred blossoms come in shades of pumpkin, peachy rose, gold, ruby, and pale lemon.
      • Behind glazed double doors, the family room is decorated in pale lemon and floored in solid oak.
      • They bloom in a range of colors from bright lemon yellow to a deep golden color, and there is also a lovely pink variety.
      • The bridesmaids were Sharon Power, Rachel Lenihan and Fiona O'Loughlin and they wore dresses with gold brocade bodice and lemon skirt.
      • In a food processor, beat the butter, sugar and lemon zest until they are pale and creamy.
      • A houndstooth wool anchored the season, with touches of dusty rose and pale lemon.
      • It's an Australian plant naturalised in Spain having flowers of lemon yellow to deep gold.
      • The Marigold erecta, in orange, lemon, golden yellow and a rare white, is a good potted plant.
      • Fueki prefers mint green, lemon yellow, melon pink and other candy colors that she often spikes with glitter.
      • Other fruit colours such as spearmint, lemon and blue are also popular.
      • Its colour scheme is soft lemon, which complements the stained timber floor.
      • From cream to beige to peach and lemon yellow, the range comes in several colours apart from the new shade mint.
      • The colours in this series are lime green, sky blue, white, lemon yellow, black and flame orange.
      • Huge blocks of pale turquoise were set off by strips of lemon yellow hems or belts, and oversized rainbow stripes crisscrossed the body on dresses and shell tops.
      • For those wanting something more bright, there are colours like orange, green, and lemon.
      • In the glass it is pale yellow with mild lemon notes on the nose.
      • Before she could get the chance to protest, he pulled her outside and pulled out the folded lemon yellow paper.
      • There are 47 standard colours ranging from lemon and saffron to silver, olive and denim.
      • The decor is sunny, with a lemon and terracotta colour scheme, which Jan says makes people feel like they are on holiday.

  • 2

    • 2.1informal (dud, failure)

      porquería feminine informal
      • As a result you are stuck holding some real lemons - and the prospect of widespread industrial chaos - as we move into an election year.

    • 2.2British informal (fool)

      idiota masculine
      don't just stand there like a lemon! ¡no te quedes ahí como un idiota!