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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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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; Long-lived tropical evergreen tree with a spreading crown and feathery evergreen foliage and fragrant flowers;

Usage examples (34)
  • Mix well with some water to obtain tamarind extract.
  • The tamarind is a slow-growing, long-lived evergreen tree.
  • In Michoacan, tamarind is used to flavor the corn beverage atole.
  • Especially because here in Ohio your tamarind is well traveled and probably comes from a jar. for more
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