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What is citron ? what is lemon ?

 CITRON NOT LEMON. The french word for lemon is indeed citron, however, citron is a fairly large green fruit with a very thick solid fruit texture  which is usually glazed and used in ruit cakes etc. It has a fairly mild flavour.

citron, small evergreen tree (Citrus medica) of the ORANGE family, and its fruit, the first of the CITRUS FRUITS introduced to Europe from E Asia. Citrons are grown in the mediterranean, West Indies, Florida, and California. The large yellow-green, thin-rinded, and furrowed fruit contains a thick, white, and tender inner rind and a small acid pulp.
The juice is used as a beverage and syrup, and the candied, preserved rind is used in confectionery and cookery.

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