Definition of preserved lemon in English:

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preserved lemon

Pronunciation: /priˌzərvd ˈlemən/


Lemons or lemon slices preserved in salt and lemon juice, used as an ingredient in Moroccan cooking.
Example sentences
  • Go down a Middle Eastern path and try preserved limes, a variation on Moroccan preserved lemons.
  • Put the chicken pieces in a large, wide saucepan with all the ingredients except the preserved lemons and the olives.
  • She showed the audience a simple way to prepare preserved lemons.

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Syllabification: pre·served lem·on

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