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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 drama romance thriller film written and directed by Blake Edwards and starring Julie Andrews and Omar Sharif...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- agua de tamarindo, is a non-alcoholic beverage made of tamarind, sugar, and water. The tamarind plant originated in Africa but has since been widely distributed...
- the title Tamarind. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. Tamarind can refer to...
- Pithecellobium dulce, commonly known as Manila tamarind, Madras thorn, or camachile, is a species of flowering plant in the pea family, Fabaceae, that...
- characterized by its sour and savoury taste. It is most often ****ociated with tamarind (Filipino: sampalok), although it can use other sour fruits and leaves...
- combination being a green mint and chili chutney with a contrasting sweet brown tamarind and date chutney. Chutneys may be ground with a mortar and pestle or an...
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