Japanese lime


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Noun1.Japanese lime - medium-sized tree of Japan used as an ornamental
linden tree, basswood, lime tree, linden, lime - 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
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Currently he's using yuzu kosho paste - a blend of yuzu, a kind of Japanese lime, with chile pepper and garlic - to spice up his version of scallop ceviche.
American basswood is closely related to two other species - Tilia vulgaris, or lime, which grows in Europe and eastern Asia, and Tilia japonica, known as Japanese lime.

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