key lime pie

noun

often capitalized K
: a usually meringue-topped lime-custard pie traditionally made from key limes

Examples of key lime pie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The refreshingly tart and subtly sweet drink resembles a key lime pie and is easy to drink while watching the game. Aly Walansky, Forbes, 6 Feb. 2023 Restaurants range from neighborhood staples like Blue Plate in the Mission, which is offering a $40 three-course meal with black truffle gnocchi, fried chicken and key lime pie, to newcomers like Mission bar Chezchez. Elena Kadvany, San Francisco Chronicle, 14 Oct. 2021 In addition to the freshly baked offerings, there are a few chilled cookies on the menu including key lime pie, pumpkin pie and raspberry cheesecake. Erik S. Hanley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 2 June 2021 Miami’s mayor sent key lime pie to Dallas after the Cowboys beat the Dolphins the day after the SMU victory. Dallas News, 11 Jan. 2022 See all Example Sentences for key lime pie 

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Word History

First Known Use

1946, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of key lime pie was in 1946

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Cite this Entry

“Key lime pie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/key%20lime%20pie. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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