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lime

noun
 
 
/laɪm/
FRUIT [C, U] a small, green fruit that is sour like a lemonTypes of fruit
TREE [C] ( also lime tree,
 
 
)
a large tree that has pale green leaves and yellow flowersDeciduous trees
SUBSTANCE [U] a white substance that is found in water and soil and is used to improve the quality of soilSoil
COLOUR [U] ( also lime green,
 
 
)
a bright colour that is a mixture of yellow and green Less common coloursCommon colours
lime ( also lime-green) adjective
Translations of “lime”
in Korean 라임…
in Arabic لَيمون أخْضَر حامِض…
in French chaux…
in Turkish misket limonu, ıhlamur, ıhlamur ağacı…
in Italian lime, limetta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 水果, 酸橙(樹)…
in Russian лайм, липа, известь…
in Polish limonka, limona, lipa…
in Spanish cal…
in Portuguese limão…
in German der Kalk…
in Catalan llima…
in Japanese ライム…
in Chinese (Simplified) 水果, 酸橙(树)…
(Definition of lime from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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