Definition of Sweet lime

1. Noun. Lemon tree having fruit with a somewhat insipid sweetish pulp.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sweet Lime

sweet flag
sweet flags
sweet four o'clock
sweet gale
sweet goldenrod
sweet granadilla
sweet gum
sweet gum tree
sweet gum trees
sweet hereafter
sweet iron
sweet leaf
sweet lemon
sweet lime (current term)
sweet marjoram
sweet melon
sweet melon vine
sweet mother of Jesus
sweet nothings
sweet oil
sweet oils
sweet orange
sweet orange tree
sweet oranges
sweet pea
sweet peas
sweet pepper
sweet pepper plant

Literary usage of Sweet lime

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Forest Flora of North-west and Central India: A Handbook of the by John Lindsay Stewart, Dietrich Brandis (1874)
"... partly to C. Lumia, with the flowers tinged with red. Voigt., Hort. Suburb. Gale. 142, refers the Indian sweet Lime to C. Limetta. 2. ..."

2. Biennial Report by South Dakota, California State Board of Horticulture, State Athletic Commission (1890)
"The king orange is the production of an orange tree, a young shoot grafted into a sweet lime tree, and in time from that to a shaddock or toronja, and, ..."

3. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Board of Horticulture (1890)
"The king orange is the production of an orange tree, a young shoot grafted into a sweet lime tree, and in time from that to a shaddock or toronja, and, ..."

4. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"sweet lime, Sweet or Pear Lemon (According to F. von Mueller C. Limetta is the true Lime, the sweet lime being C. ..."

5. The Cultivated Oranges and Lemons, Etc. of India and Ceylon: With Researches by Emanuel Bonavia (1888)
"De Candolle also says that in India this Citrus is called the sweet lime. ... 4, C. medica limetta, and includes in the latter the sweet lime and sweet ..."

6. Readings in European History: A Collection of Extracts from the Sources by James Harvey Robinson (1906)
"The other day some one gave me what I have inclosed in this box and said that it was a sweet lime. I think, just the same, that it is only a lemon, ..."

7. The Forest Flora of North-west and Central India: A Handbook of the by John Lindsay Stewart, Dietrich Brandis (1874)
"... partly to C. Lumia, with the flowers tinged with red. Voigt., Hort. Suburb. Gale. 142, refers the Indian sweet Lime to C. Limetta. 2. ..."

8. Biennial Report by South Dakota, California State Board of Horticulture, State Athletic Commission (1890)
"The king orange is the production of an orange tree, a young shoot grafted into a sweet lime tree, and in time from that to a shaddock or toronja, and, ..."

9. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Board of Horticulture (1890)
"The king orange is the production of an orange tree, a young shoot grafted into a sweet lime tree, and in time from that to a shaddock or toronja, and, ..."

10. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"sweet lime, Sweet or Pear Lemon (According to F. von Mueller C. Limetta is the true Lime, the sweet lime being C. ..."

11. The Cultivated Oranges and Lemons, Etc. of India and Ceylon: With Researches by Emanuel Bonavia (1888)
"De Candolle also says that in India this Citrus is called the sweet lime. ... 4, C. medica limetta, and includes in the latter the sweet lime and sweet ..."

12. Readings in European History: A Collection of Extracts from the Sources by James Harvey Robinson (1906)
"The other day some one gave me what I have inclosed in this box and said that it was a sweet lime. I think, just the same, that it is only a lemon, ..."

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