In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(calcium oxide)cal feminine
1Farming(land/soil) abonar con cal
2(branch) untar con liga
3archaic(bird) cazar con liga
- Consider adding whole lemons, limes, oranges, grapefruits and even kumquats to main courses as they cook.
- Orchards carpet the land in parts of California, and oranges, lemons, limes, and other citrus are familiar trees in home gardens.
- Surprisingly complex for one so young, delivering flavours of spice, limes, lemons, orange peel and oatmeal, all harmoniously threaded with ripe acidity.
- The limes add dimensions of flavour beyond tart or citrusy.
- I have a wooden citrus reamer that I use for small doses of things like limes or lemons and I have a glass juicer handed down to me by my grandmother that I use for larger quantities.
- When you have too many lemons or limes or oranges and some are going to spoil, slice some thinly and then freeze the slices.
- Oranges, lemons and limes are particularly high in Vitamin C. Carrots provide vitamin D and spinach is rich in iron.
- It worked out great: the lime and salt and pepper gave the beef the kick it needed to fully inflate its potential.
- Meanwhile, cut lemons or limes into wedges, and simmer the olives in a little water to reduce saltiness.
- The citric acid in lemons or limes has a similar effect, although this is not called ‘cooking’.
- Lemons, limes, and oranges can be frozen whole.
- Finely grate the zest of the limes into a bowl, add the juice of the limes, stir in the condensed milk and then the cream.
- It came on a correctly pre-warmed plate with a baked potato, a selection of steamed vegetables, half a lime and a pepper grinder - no need to ask!
- ‘Soda adds the refreshment and the lime adds the citrus twist to counterbalance the honey sweetness,’ Parnell said.
- Oranges, lemons, limes, mandarins or other citrus fruit from Queensland will be banned from entering any other state or territory, threatening at least $100 million worth of fruit still to be picked in the state.
- If substituting lemons for limes, you need to double the amount to reach the required strength of flavour.
- Citric acid is an organic (carbon based) acid found in nearly all citrus fruits, particularly lemons, limes, and grapefruits.
- Then we actually make a couple of our own rums, a citrus one in which we soak lemons, limes and oranges.
- You'll also need limes, lemons, olives and lots of ice.
- It is capable of juicing lemons, oranges, limes and grapefruit.
2(tree)limero masculinelima feminine
- It belongs to the citrus family, Rutaceae, but is not a true lime.
- In the same way, every small home in the Caribbean has always kept some vegetables and a fruit tree (usually a lime, but also other citrus).
- In the western zone, oranges, limes, and bananas are cultivated.
3(color)verde lima masculineverde lima
- It's a strange thing when a letter from the school principal arrives on lime green and aqua stationery.
- The only information I had about him was that he was about 6ft tall and would be wearing something lime-green coloured.
- Believing the sky to be lime green with bright orange spots isn't faith, it's psychosis.
- We contemplated lots of different colors before settling on some sort of lime green or apple green.
- It was a comfortable room with walnut end tables, coffee table and paneling, moss green carpet, drapes and dark green throws on the lime-green couch and chair.
- When off duty he will have one other suit, either lime green, electric blue or maroon and he will often wear the jacket with a pair of black trousers.
- To do this, the couple painted the gallery using a vibrant lime-green, teal and purple palette.
- Big colours include pink, lime green, bright blues and more sombre chocolate browns and off whites.
- Artfully arranged under this symphony of green and white is a pair of equally beautiful, lime-green, soft-leathered, hand-stitched, high-heeled Manolos.
- The lime-green walls are almost completely covered with dozens of perfectly spaced framed posters advertising horror and science-fiction movies of the Thirties, Forties and Fifties.
- Now I have on a bright neon lime green T-shirt and I'm not a small girl, so you can't miss me.
- Paired with the bright lime green tank top she was wearing, and the hot pink miniskirt, she looked quite odd.
- With cheerful colours from lime green to pineapple yellow, they promise to make the steaming hot days a little more bearable.
- The main bedroom - in cream and lime-green, with a beige ottoman at the foot of the queen-size bed - is the epitome of cosiness.
- Asters look fabulous combined with gold variegated trailing ivies and heathers with lime-green or flame coloured foliage.
- Novelty colours available are lime green and a dark red seemingly black.
- Today she has Purple and lime green socks and a matching scarf.
- He intends to not be here to see what lime-green, red and purple look like against the background of blue walls already illuminated by dubious tubelights.
- His attire will be haphazardly thrown together, but he'll still look good, except perhaps when he's wearing the lime-green slacks with the purple blazer.
- She shut her bedroom door with a click and lit her lime green lava lamp, glancing over at her clock to check the time.
- Growing conifers is still important, but oaks, ash, and limes are now seen as a way of restoring ancient woodlands and promoting more diverse flora and fauna.
- Some willow trees will be lost by the development but trees like hornbeam, lime and birch will remain with preservation orders on them.
- We don't mean by ‘tree’ quite what our animist forebears meant by the word they used to talk about oaks, limes, and beeches.
- Elms and limes are, as trees go, very different to the eye - at least when in full leaf.
- Many trees, such as lime, sycamore, horse chestnut and willow provide excellent bee forage.
- The gardens which surround the property include beech, lime and holm oak trees while in the eastern corner is an ancient churchyard.
- As we descended in the jungle, Jim Johnson pointed out domestic and medicinal plants - cinnamon, cashew, limes and soursop.
- Next we took the valley bottom road and there met only two walkers and a laden tractor and then, after a conker tree and a lime tree, reached the farmstead of Lower Askew.
- Most of our timber trees are introductions too: oak, ash and elm are native, but sycamore, lime, maple, spruce, Douglas fir are all aliens.
- The Lough Tree - often called The Love Tree - is a lime tree thought to be more than 200 years old.
- Marcia pointed out that at the same time as the High Street trees were planted a lime tree was put in the churchyard at the top of the street.
- Since 2000, 32 different species of tree have been planted including oak, ash, small-leaved limes and bird cherry, while a carpet of bluebells and daffodils has also been sown.
- On the island, I followed indistinct paths through the lime, oak and black alder trees.
- It was also about this time that lines of magnificent beech trees were planted along the front avenue, roadside and Nun's Walk and specimen limes, beeches and chestnuts planted in the park.
- Using trees such as lime, ash, sycamore and chestnut results in a imposing display which is far superior to what smaller garden trees produce.
- Residents fear cutting the 30 ft limes, which formed part of an avenue of trees leading to All Saints Church, to hedge height, could open the way for renewed attempts to develop land on the rectory site.
- I asked him if the lime tree season was over and if that was why our limes were turning yellowish-orange.
- The car park fronting the baroque facade of Wentworth is due to be replaced by authentic sweeping parkland and a lime and oak-lined avenue.
- As you walk along the rides at this time of the year you can see the wonderful glow of red and scarlet oaks, the luminous yellows of lime and tulip trees, and the russet, orange and gold of maples and Persian ironwood.
- At the hamlet's Milbank House, a lime, a conker and a turkey oak shade a stone culvert and set their seed and nuts.
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