lemon grass

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lemon grass a tropical grass native to India and Sri Lanka
    • n lemon grass an aromatic oil that smells like lemon and is widely used in Asian cooking and in perfumes and medicines
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Lemon grass (Bot) a fragrant East Indian grass (Andropogon ShÅ“nanthus, and perhaps other allied species), which yields the grass oil used in perfumery.
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Usage

In literature:

I saw them struggling up the steep bank, through the same lemon grass, which had for a moment obscured their fate.
"Eight Years' Wandering in Ceylon" by Samuel White Baker
In a grass hammock a thin woman, tinted a pale lemon, played a guitar and swung contentedly in the breeze.
"Cabbages and Kings" by O. Henry
They were in high lemon grass, and upon arrival at the spot we could distinguish nothing, as the grass rose some feet above our heads.
"The Rifle and The Hound in Ceylon" by Samuel White Baker
The more open parts are covered with Andropogoneous grasses; the lemon-grass occurs below.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
Otto of lemon grass, 3 drachms.
"The Art of Perfumery" by G. W. Septimus Piesse
The natural consequences of that self-sacrifice were springing up now like the little yellow flowers in the grasses of the lemon groves.
"The Call of the Blood" by Robert Smythe Hichens
On looking down over the now well-trampled sea of lemon grass, we saw in the distance several more elephants.
"My First Voyage to Southern Seas" by W.H.G. Kingston
Rose, jasmine, orange, sandal, lemon grass.
"In the Guardianship of God" by Flora Annie Steel
It was a perfect morning; the mountains were blue on a pale lemon sky, and the grass was hoary with dew.
"Through the Land of the Serb" by Mary Edith Durham
The brush was finally cleared and lemon grass planted.
"Seven Legs Across the Seas" by Samuel Murray
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In news:

At left, an Asian-inspired seafood broth flavored with lemon grass, cilantro and ginger, with "hand-dived" scallops and bright orange mussels.
Lemon Grass ' third restaurant to open in Lacey.
2 tablespoons chopped lemon grass .
Lemon Grass Duckling Satay.
Chef owner Max Chutinthranond, Lemon Grass , Syracuse, NY.
In another main seafood dish, the Pantages Anti-Aging & Longevity Spa in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, features Thai Shrimps with Lemon Grass .
Chopping Lemon Grass for This Recipe.
Discard the tough outer layers, then cut the remaining lemon grass into small pieces.
Then head over to the locally owned and operated Lemon Grass Thai Cuisine and Sushi Bar located at 912 W Lamar Alexander Parkway in Maryville.
Lemon Grass On Native Ground.
Our destination was two hours north, a women's farm cooperative where lemon grass is a cash crop.
Mussels with lemon grass, chile and garlic.
Chef owner Max Chutinthranond, Lemon Grass, Syracuse, NY.
Lemon Grass On Native Ground.
Pam Manasukcharoenporn with dishes named Elegant Jitlada Prawn, Phuket curry prawn, Queen Chicken Lemon Grass, and Aroy-D Prawn at Jitlada Thai restaurant in Vancouver.
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