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  • n. The liquid extract of lemon fruit, notably sour and often condensed, as used especially in food preparation.
  • n. Lemonade, a fruit juice made from lemons.

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  • n. usually freshly squeezed juice of lemons

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  • Here's the Century Dictionary definition of lemon-juice:

    "The juice of the lemon. It is somewhat opaque and turbid and extremely sour, owing its acidity to citric and malic acids. It is much used, especially in the form of lemonade, or combined with potassium bicarbonate, as a cooling and effervescing beverage. Among seamen it is highly esteemed as an antiscorbutic."

    August 12, 2010