Ogeechee lime

O`gee´chee lime`


1.(Bot.) The acid, olive-shaped, drupaceous fruit of a species of tupelo (Nyssa capitata) which grows in swamps in Georgia and Florida.
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Produced in Florida, tupelo honey is made from the nectar of the white tupelo tree (also called the river lime tree), which grows in northern Florida and produces the Ogeechee lime. The honey is light in color, has a distinct flavor, and is very aromatic.