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Definition of Tamarind
TamarindTamarind Tam"a*rind, n. [It. tamarindo, or Sp. tamarindo, or
Pg. tamarindo, tamarinho, from Ar. tamarhind[=i], literally,
Indian date; tamar a dried date + Hind India: cf. F. tamarin.
Cf. Hindu.] (Bot.)
1. A leguminous tree (Tamarindus Indica) cultivated both
the Indies, and the other tropical countries, for the sake
of its shade, and for its fruit. The trunk of the tree is
lofty and large, with wide-spreading branches; the flowers
are in racemes at the ends of the branches. The leaves are
small and finely pinnated.
2. One of the preserved seed pods of the tamarind, which
contain an acid pulp, and are used medicinally and for
preparing a pleasant drink.
Tamarind fish, a preparation of a variety of East Indian
fish with the acid pulp of the tamarind fruit.
(a) A West African leguminous tree (Codarium
(b) One of the small black velvety pods, which are used
for food in Sierra Leone.
Wild tamarind (Bot.), a name given to certain trees
somewhat resembling the tamarind, as the Lysiloma
latisiliqua of Southern Florida, and the Pithecolobium
filicifolium of the West Indies.
Meaning of Tamarind from wikipedia
(Tamarindus indica) is a leguminous
tree (family Fabaceae) bearing edible fruit
that is indigenous
Africa. The genus Tamarindus
- The Tamarind
Seed is a 1974 American-British romantic drama
by Blake Edwards
and starring Julie Andrews
and Omar Sharif. Based...
- Velvet tamarind
is a common
name for several trees
in the genus Dialium
and may refer
- The Tamarind Falls
or Tamarin Falls
are a scenic attraction
Mauritius. They are a series
of seven cataracts located
on the Rivière Tamarin...
- former scientific
name), as well as brindleberry, Malabar tamarind
, and kudam
puli (pot tamarind
). The fruit looks
like a small pumpkin
and is green
indica, and to several other tropical
trees, including: Diploglottis
australis, native tamarind
, a rainforest
by its sour and savoury taste
****ociated with tamarind
(Filipino: sampalok). It is one of the more po****r dishes
- Tamarind Institute
is a lithography workshop created
in 1970 as a division
of the University
of New Mexico
in Albuquerque, NM. It began
- The Tamarind restaurant
is an Indian restaurant
in Mayfair, London, opened
in 1995. It won a Michelin
star in 2001, the first Indian restaurant
to do so...
- sambaar, is a lentil-based vegetable
stew or chowder, cooked
with dal and tamarind
broth. It is po****r in South Indian
and Sri Lankan
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