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Bomu - Lime N.

Bomu is a Xitsonga word meaning "Lime" in English. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of lime
- Lime n
- A caustic substance produced by heating limestone [syn: {calcium hydroxide}, {slaked lime}, {hydrated lime}, {calcium hydrate}, {caustic lime}, {lime hydrate}]
- A white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide [syn: {calcium oxide}, {quicklime}, {calx}, {calcined lime}, {fluxing lime}, {unslaked lime}, {burnt lime}]
- A sticky adhesive that is smeared on small branches to capture small birds [syn: {birdlime}]
- Any of various related trees bearing limes [syn: {lime tree}, {Citrus aurantifolia}]
- 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 [syn: {linden}, {linden tree}, {basswood}, {lime tree}]
- The green acidic fruit of any of various lime trees v
- Spread birdlime on branches to catch birds [syn: {birdlime}]
- Cover with lime so as to induce growth; "lime the lawn"
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