white lime

noun (1)

Definition of white lime

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: pure lime

white lime

noun (2)
variants: or white linden

Definition of white lime (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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Noun (1)

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“White lime.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20lime. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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