Lime (frae Arabic an French lim) is a term referrin tae a citrus fruit which is typically roond, green, 3–6 cm in diameter, an containin sour (acidic) pulp. Thare are several species o citrus trees whose fruits are cried limes, includin the Key lime, Persian lime, kaffir lime, an desert lime. Limes are a guid soorce o vitamin C, an are eften uised tae accent the flavors o fuids an beverages. Thay are grown year-roond an are uisually smawer an less sour than lemons.
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- Adrian Room (1986). A dictionary of true etymologies. Taylor & Francis. p. 101.