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A SE Asian citrus tree whose fragrant leaves are used in Thai and Indonesian cooking.
- ‘Drizzle the plate with the kaffir lime leaf oil.’
- ‘Magrood, also known as kaffir lime, is a citrus tree grown in Southeast Asia for its flavorful leaves and the peel of its fruit.’
- ‘But the salmon was overcooked, and the dish failed to sing, its aromatic filaments of kaffir lime leaf notwithstanding.’
- ‘The name kaffir lime derives from Asia rather than South Africa, perhaps from Indian Muslims who encountered the fruit as an import from Thailand and Sri Lanka, where non-Muslims predominated.’
- ‘If you've got more room in the garden you can grow your own kaffir lime leaves but be warned, this small citrus tree has vicious spikes so needs a bit of space around it.’
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