key lime
noun Usage: often capitalized K Etymology: Florida Keys Date: 1929 a small aromatic lime

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Key lime — Key′ lime′ n. coo a yellow lime with a bitter rather than sour taste • Etymology: after the Florida Keys …   From formal English to slang

  • key lime — noun small yellow green limes of southern Florida • Hypernyms: ↑lime * * * noun Usage: often capitalized K Etymology: key (IV) : a small aromatic lime * * * a yellow lime with a bitter rather than sour taste. [after the Florida Keys] …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Key lime — a yellow lime with a bitter rather than sour taste. [after the Florida Keys] * * * …   Universalium

  • key lime — noun A small yellow lime, Citrus aurantifolia, from southern Florida …   Wiktionary

  • Key lime — noun a small yellowish lime with a sharp flavour. Origin named after the Florida Keys …   English new terms dictionary

  • key lime — /ˈki laɪm/ (say kee luym) noun → lime2 (def. 3). {from the association with Florida Keys; see key2 (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Key lime pie — Key lime pie. Découpe de la tarte. La Key lime pie (« Tarte …   Wikipédia en Français

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