adjective, lim·i·er, lim·i·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM limylim·i·ness, noun
Words nearby limy
Example sentences from the Web for limy
The living corals one sees in the shallow water of the Florida coast to-day are building land by building up their limy skeletons.Earth and Sky Every Child Should Know|Julia Ellen Rogers
The plants will flourish in almost any well-drained soil, but seem to prefer light loams of a limy nature.
The tires of the wheels, in their even and rapid course, left wide parallel tracks on the limy mud of the highway.A Russian Proprietor|Lyof N. Tolstoi
It has special adaptation for being grown on calcareous or limy soils.Clovers and How to Grow Them|Thomas Shaw
Like stivalis, Bicolor does not thrive on limy soils and it is difficult to propagate from cuttings.Manual of American Grape-Growing|U. P. Hedrick