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llimona (today's sample record)

Language: Catalan

Description: Lemon. A lemon is a small oval fruit the juice of which is much used in the cooking of many cultures in both sweet and savoury dishes. The juice is 5-6% citric acid. The rind can also be used to to flavour foods. Tip: If you need some lemon juice and the lemons are in the fridge, microwave one for ten seconds and it will render a great quantity of juice when you squeeze it.

Lemon graffiti on a wall in Valencia

Pronounced: lyee-MOH-nah
Latin: Citrus limon
Ethnicity: Catalan
Most frequent country: Andorra, Spain
Most frequent region: Catalonia

See places: Spanish food and cuisine, Catalan food and cuisine

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