Definition of Key lime in English:

Key lime

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noun

  • A small yellowish lime with a sharp flavour.
    More example sentences
    • It's the color produced by mixing the juice of Key limes with egg yolks, sweetened condensed milk and grated lime peel, then frothing and cooling the whole concoction.
    • Enrobed in fine chocolate are fillings infused with Tahitian vanilla bean, Key limes, lavender buds, Australian candied ginger, and more.
    • I prefer Key limes to Persian limes, but in the Greater Washington area they are often hard to find.

Origin

named after the Florida Keys.

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