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Definition of the noun lime tree

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  1. any of various related trees bearing limes
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • scientific name: Citrus aurantifolia
    • synonym of lime tree: lime
    • more generic terms: citrus / citrus tree = any of numerous tropical usually thorny evergreen trees of the genus Citrus having leathery evergreen leaves and widely cultivated for their juicy edible fruits having leathery aromatic rinds
    • part: lime = the green acidic fruit of any of various lime trees
    • member of: genus Citrus = orange; lemon; lime
  2. any of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia with heart-shaped leaves and drooping cymose clusters of yellowish often fragrant flowers; several yield valuable timber


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Google previewA Dictionary of Popular Names of the Plants which Furnish the Natural and Acquired Wants of Man, in All Matters of Domestic and General Economy (1882)

Their History, Products, & Uses by John Smith

Lime Tree, also familiarly known as Linden Tree (THia europcea), belonging to the Lime Tree family (Tiliacese), found wild throughout Europe and parts of Northern Asia. It is a bushy- headed tree, seldom exceeding 40 to 60 feet in height.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, and Plants, Most Commonly Cultivated in the Plantations, Gardens, and Stoves, of Great-Britain, Etc (1790)

by Charles BRYANT (Naturalist)

Variety the Carolina Lime Tree, having longer and more slightly serrated leaves, a little downy - beneath. - 2. Euroþoea. A tree, having a conical, bushy head. Leaves heart-shaped, serrated. Flowers whitillf, without a necta: ium, in bunches.

Google previewDictionary of Herbs, Spices, Seasonings, and Natural Flavorings (2013)

by Carole J. Skelly

LIME TREE: See LINDEN FLOWERS. LINALOE (Bursera aloexylon,fagaroides, glabrifolia, and penicillata) [Burseraceae] (Bursera simaruba) Elequeme; Gumbo limbo; Incense tree; Tacamahaca;West Indian birch; West Indian elemi: Extracts ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge (1806)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

Lime tree, j 4, des. t.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Lime tree, or Linden, n.f. [Lind, Sax. titia, Lat.] 1. The linden tree. — The slower consists of several leaves, placed orbicularly, in the form of. a rose, having a long narrow leaf growing to the footstalk of each cluster of flowers, from whose cup ...

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