• Containing lime or lime juice.
  • Having the aroma or flavor of lime.
  • Lime-green.


  • From Middle English lyme, lym, lime, from Old English līm, from Proto-Germanic *līmaz. Cognate with Saterland Frisian Liem, Dutch lijm, German Leim, Danish lim (from Old Norse lím), Latin limus ("mud").
  • Image:Prague_Promenade.jpg|thumb|250px|Avenue of limes in Prague.
  • An alteration of line, a variant form of lind.
  • Image:Flickr_-_cyclonebill_-_Avocado_og_lime.jpg|thumb|250px|[[avocado|Avocados and limes.]]
  • From French lime, from Spanish lima, from Arabic لِيمَة, from Persian لیمو. lemon.
  • Back-formation from limer.

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