Lima

Definition of Lima

Li´ma   Pronunciation: lē´må or lī´må
n.1.The capital city of Peru, in South America.
Lima bean
a - (Bot.) A variety of climbing or pole bean (Phaseolus lunatus), which has very large flattish seeds.
b - The seed of this plant, much used for food.
Lima wood
(Bot.) the beautiful dark wood of the South American tree Cæsalpinia echinata.

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capital of Peru, national capital, Peru, Republic of Peru
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