limekiln

[ lahym-kil, -kiln ]
/ ˈlaɪmˌkɪl, -ˌkɪln /
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noun

a kiln or furnace for making lime by calcining limestone or shells.

Origin of limekiln

First recorded in 1250–1300, limekiln is from the Middle English word limkilne. See lime1, kiln
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limekiln

/ (ˈlaɪmˌkɪln) /

noun

a kiln in which calcium carbonate is calcined to produce quicklime
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