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Photo: Ken Wu The key lime cheesecake shared by a group of seven.
For reference: the standard-issue green Persian lime is the limão-tahiti, the Rangpur lime goes either by limão-capeta or limão-cravo, while a limão-galego is a key lime.
The Keys are a major theme in the couple’s home now, including a key lime paint scheme on the exterior.
The house is raised more than 14 feet and sits on some of the highest land on the island, the site of an old tomato farm and key lime orchard.
Waterfront’s take on bread pudding ($6) combines two of my favorite desserts with a tart key lime sauce drizzled over top.
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Origin and Etymology of key lime
First Known Use: 1905See Words from the same year
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Definition of key lime for English Language Learners
: a small lime that is grown especially in the Florida Keys
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