white lime

1 of 2

noun (1)

: pure lime

white lime

2 of 2

noun (2)

variants or white linden
: any of several lindens or basswoods with leaves white or whitish beneath

Word History

First Known Use

Noun (1)

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of white lime was in the 14th century

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“White lime.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20lime. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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