de·​lime | \ (ˈ)dē+ \

Definition of delime

: to free from lime especially : to remove lime previously used as a dehairing agent from hides or skins preparatory to tanning

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History and Etymology for delime

de- + lime (noun)

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“Delime.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/delime. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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