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limy

[ lahy-mee ]
/ ˈlaɪ mi /
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adjective, lim·i·er, lim·i·est.
consisting of, containing, or like lime.
smeared with birdlime.
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Origin of limy

First recorded in 1545–55; lime2 + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM limy

lim·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for limy (1 of 2)

limy1
/ (ˈlaɪmɪ) /

adjective limier or limiest
of, like, or smeared with birdlime
containing or characterized by the presence of lime

Derived forms of limy

liminess, noun

British Dictionary definitions for limy (2 of 2)

limy2
/ (ˈlaɪmɪ) /

adjective limier or limiest
of or tasting of lime (the fruit)
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