\ ˈlī-mē How to pronounce limy (audio) \
variants: or
limier; limiest

Definition of limy

1 : smeared with or consisting of lime : viscous
2 : containing lime or limestone
3 : resembling or having the qualities of lime

First Known Use of limy

circa 1552, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of limy was circa 1552

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“Limy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/limy. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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