So lemons float in water and limes sink.

Oranges float, but sink if you peel them.

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The reason for the orange floating is that the skin is porous and has air pockets. Remove the skin and it sinks.

The skin on a lemon is thicker than an lime so I figure its the same.

Peeled a lemon and a lime.

Lime sinks lemon floats still.

From this little experiment I infer limes must be more dense than lemons.

@jameschip@merveilles.town interesting. Did you know that for a long time lemons and limes were not routinely distinguished, with bad consequences for the treatment of scurvy? (Limes don't have a lot of Vit C, even less after they've been at sea a while)

https://idlewords.com/2010/03/scott_and_scurvy.htm

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