key lime pie
noun Usage: often capitalized K Date: 1954 a usually meringue-topped lime-custard pie traditionally made from key limes

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  • Key lime pie — a custardlike pie made with lime juice, condensed milk, eggs, and flavorings and served in a pastry shell. * * * n. a custard pie made with the juice of Key limes * * * Key lime pie [Key lime pie] noun [C, U] a light US pie made with the juice… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Key lime pie — a custardlike pie made with lime juice, condensed milk, eggs, and flavorings and served in a pastry shell. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Key lime — Tree ripened key lime. Color is bright yellow, unlike the more common green Persian limes. Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • 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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