key lime

noun, often capitalized K

Definition of key lime

  1. :  a small aromatic lime

Origin and Etymology of key lime

Florida Keys


First Known Use: 1905


KEY LIME Defined for English Language Learners

key lime

noun, often capitalized K

Definition of key lime for English Language Learners

  • : a small lime that is grown especially in the Florida Keys

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