Persian lime

noun

Definition of Persian lime

: a vigorously growing lime that has a large oval to elliptical light yellow or slightly orange acid fruit, is possibly of hybrid origin, and was introduced into the southern U.S. from Tahiti

called also Tahiti orange

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“Persian lime.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Persian%20lime. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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