limão

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See also: lìmào and lǐmào

Portuguese[edit]

A lemon (left) and a lime. (right)

Etymology[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic لَيْمُون‎, from Arabic لَيْمُون(laymūn), from Persian لیمو(limu), لیمون(limun).

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Noun[edit]

limão m (plural limões)

  1. lemon (citrus fruit)
  2. (Brazil) lime (citrus fruit)
  3. (Southern Brazil) lemandarin, rangpur

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Descendants[edit]

  • Swahili: limau

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