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Definition of Tamarind

Tamarind
Tamarind 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. Velvet tamarind. (a) A West African leguminous tree (Codarium acutifolium). (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

- Tamarind (Tamarindus indica) is a leguminous tree (family Fabaceae) bearing edible fruit that is indigenous to tropical Africa. The genus Tamarindus is...
- The Tamarind Seed is a 1974 American-British romantic drama film written and directed 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 to: Dialium cochinchinense, native to southeast Asia Dialium guineense...
- The Tamarind Falls or Tamarin Falls are a scenic attraction of southwest 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 to pale...
- Tamarind can refer to Tamarindus indica, and to several other tropical trees, including: Diploglottis australis, native tamarind, a rainforest tree of...
- characterized by its sour and savoury taste most often ****ociated with tamarind (Filipino: sampalok). It is one of the more po****r dishes in Filipino...
- Tamarind Institute is a lithography workshop created in 1970 as a division of the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM. It began as Tamarind Lithography...
- 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 cuisines. According...
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