Meaning of LIME in English


n. 1 (in full lime-tree) any ornamental tree of the genus Tilia, esp. T. europaea with heart-shaped leaves and fragrant yellow blossom. Also called LINDEN. 2 the wood of this.

[ alt. of line = OE lind = LINDEN ]

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