limy

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Etymology[edit]

lime +‎ -y

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Adjective[edit]

limy (comparative limier, superlative limiest)

  1. containing or resembling lime
    • 2004, Richard Fortey, The Earth, Folio Society 2011, p. 6:
      Limy muds accumulated there as sediments, and entombed the remains of the animals living on the sea-floor.

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