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kaffir lime

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noun

an Asian citrus tree, Citrus hystrix, having green fruit with wrinkly skin and aromatic leaves that are used in Thai and Indonesian cookery.

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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Also Kaffir lime, kieffer lime [kee-fer]. /ˈki fər/.
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