tamarind

Definitions of tamarind
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n long-lived tropical evergreen tree with a spreading crown and feathery evergreen foliage and fragrant flowers yielding hard yellowish wood and long pods with edible chocolate-colored acidic pulp

Synonyms:
Tamarindus indica, tamarind tree, tamarindo
Type of:
bean tree
any of several trees having seedpods as fruits

n large tropical seed pod with very tangy pulp that is eaten fresh or cooked with rice and fish or preserved for curries and chutneys

Synonyms:
tamarindo
Type of:
edible fruit
edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh

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