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Princeton's WordNet

  1. key limenoun

    small yellow-green limes of southern Florida

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  1. key limenoun

    A small yellow lime, Citrus aurantifolia, from southern Florida

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  1. Key lime

    The Key lime or acid lime (Citrus × aurantiifolia or C. aurantifolia) is a citrus hybrid (C. hystrix × C. medica) native to tropical Southeast Asia. It has a spherical fruit, 25–50 mm (1–2 in) in diameter. The Key lime is usually picked while it is still green, but it becomes yellow when ripe. The Key lime is smaller, seedier, has higher acidity, stronger aroma, and thinner rind than the Persian lime (Citrus × latifolia). It is valued for its characteristic flavor. The name comes from its association with the Florida Keys, where it is best known as the flavoring ingredient in Key lime pie. It is also known as West Indian lime, bartender's lime, Omani lime, or Mexican lime, the last classified as a distinct race with a thicker skin and darker green colour. Philippine varieties have various names, including dayap and bilolo.

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  1. key lime

    A key lime is a small, green-yellow citrus fruit that is round to oval in shape. It's named after the Florida Keys and is commonly used in the preparation of key lime pie. It's also known as West Indian lime, bartender’s lime, or Omani lime. This fruit is highly-valued for its unique, tart flavor and higher acidity compared to other lime varieties. Key limes are typically smaller, seedier, and have thinner skin compared to common limes.

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  1. Key lime

    The Key lime is a citrus species with a globose fruit, 2.5–5 cm in diameter, that is yellow when ripe but usually picked green commercially. It is smaller and seedier, with a higher acidity, a stronger aroma, and a thinner rind, than that of the Persian lime. It is valued for its unique flavor compared to other limes, with the Key lime usually having a more tart and bitter flavor. The name comes from its association with the Florida Keys, where it is best known as the flavoring ingredient in Key lime pie. It is also known as West Indian lime, bartender’s lime, Omani lime, or Mexican lime, the latter classified as a distinct race with a thicker skin and darker green color. Philippine varieties have various names, including dayap and bilolo.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of key lime in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of key lime in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of key lime in a Sentence

  1. Karin Lazarus:

    White chocolate truffles made with key lime oil and rolled in graham cracker crumbs, it’s our most popular product.


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