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Catfish with lemon

Lemon wedges on catfish

Iced tea in a pitcher

Iced tea with lemon wedges

A lemon was a sour citrus fruit native to Earth.

Captain Jonathan Archer and Trip Tucker drank their iced tea with lemon wedges. (ENT: "Terra Nova", "Breaking the Ice")

In 2152, the replicator at an automated repair station added lemon wedges to the pan-fried catfish Trip Tucker ordered. (ENT: "Dead Stop")

In the late 2250s, the food synthesizers aboard the USS Discovery offered lemon ice cream. (ST: "Runaway")

In 2367, Jean-Luc Picard offered Simon Tarses lemon for his tea, but he declined. Admiral Norah Satie drank her tea with lemon. (TNG: "The Drumhead")

In 2370, Benjamin Sisko requested a Chiraltan tea with a double twist of lemon. (DS9: "Second Sight")

Ensign Michael Parsons usually liked his pejuta hot with lemon. (VOY: "Cathexis")

Lemons were also used to make lemonade. (VOY: "Caretaker", "Future's End")

Metaphorically, a lemon was something that failed to live up to expectations. In 2366, Captain Picard hoped the Barzan wormhole wouldn't turn out as the "proverbial lemon". Data was unfamiliar with the expression. (TNG: "The Price") In 2375, Tom Paris feared that the quantum slipstream drive was a lemon and an Edsel. (VOY: "Timeless")

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