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(Latin: lime, calcium; heel, bone of the tarsus; to tread; derived from calx, calcis, "limestone, lime, pebble"; from Greek words halix and psephos, "small stone, pebble".)
(Modern Latin: chemical element; from Latin, calx, calcis, lime; metal)
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agricultural lime
Lime (calcium oxide, CaO) which is used as a soil conditioner.
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Word Entries at Get Words: “lime
1. A juicy, greenish-yellow citrus fruit which is smaller and sourer than a lemon. Its juice is used for flavoring and as a source of vitamin C.
2. The small tropicl tree it grows on.
3. Arabic limah, Spanish lima through French to English.
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