Glossary L

Deutsch: Hummer / Español: Nephropidae/ Português: Nephropidae/ Français: Nephropidae/ Italiano: Nephropidae
Clawed lobsters comprise a family (Nephropidae, sometimes also Homaridae) of large marine crustaceans. They have long bodies with muscular tails, and live in crevices or burrows on the sea floor. Three of their five pairs of legs have claws, including the first pair, which are usually much larger than the others. Highly prized as seafood, lobsters are economically important, and are often one of the most profitable commodities in coastal areas they populate.

Deutsch: Mittagessen / Español: Almuerzo / Português: Almoço / Français: Almuerzo

Lunch, an abbreviation of luncheon, is a midday meal of varying size depending on the culture. The origin of the words lunch and luncheon relate to a small meal originally eaten at any time of the day or night, but during the 20th century gradually focused toward a small or mid-sized meal eaten at midday.

Deutsch: Blatt
A leaf is an organ of a vascular plant, as defined in botanical terms, and in particular in plant morphology. Foliage is a mass noun that refers to leaves as a feature of plants. Typically a leaf is a thin, flattened organ borne above ground and specialized for photosynthesis, but many types of leaves are adapted in ways almost unrecognisable in those terms: some are not flat (for example many succulent leaves and conifers), some are not above ground (such as bulb scales), and some are without major photosynthetic function (consider for example cataphylls, spines, and cotyledons).

Deutsch: Lamb
Lamb or The Lamb may refer to a young sheep or Lamb and mutton, the meat of domestic sheep.

Deutsch: Zitrone
The lemon (Citrus limon) is a species of small evergreen trees in the flowering plant family Rutaceae, native to Asia, primarily Northeast India (Assam), Northern Myanmar or China.

Deutsch: Lime

Lime is a a green citrus fruit.

In the food context, "lime" is a citrus fruit that is widely used in cooking and as a flavoring in many different cuisines. Limes have a tart, acidic flavor and are often used to add brightness and acidity to dishes.