Definitions for tamarindˈtæm ə rɪnd
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
tam•a•rindˈtæm ə rɪnd(n.)
the pod of a large tropical tree, Tamarindus indica, of the legume family, containing seeds in a juicy acid pulp used in beverages and food.
the tree itself.
Origin of tamarind:
1525–35; < ML tamarindus蠐 Ar tamr hindī lit., Indian date
tamarind, tamarind tree, tamarindo, Tamarindus indica(noun)
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
large tropical seed pod with very tangy pulp that is eaten fresh or cooked with rice and fish or preserved for curries and chutneys
A tropical tree, Tamarindus indica.
The fruit of this tree; the pulp is used as spice in Asian cooking and in Worcestershire sauce.
Origin: tamarinde, from تمر هندي.
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
one of the preserved seed pods of the tamarind, which contain an acid pulp, and are used medicinally and for preparing a pleasant drink
Translations for tamarind
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a tropical fruit, a brown pod with a juicy, spicy pulp used in medicines, drinks etc.
- شَجرَة تَمْر هِنْديArabic
- вид тропическо дървоBulgarian
- tamarindoPortuguese (BR)
- die TamarindeGerman
- είδος τροπικού φρούτουGreek
- תָמָר הוֹדִיHebrew
- tamarindusfa gyümölcseHungarian
- (열대 과일) 타마린드Korean
- asam jawaMalay
- индийский финикRussian
- 羅望子果Chinese (Trad.)
- تمر ہند، امليUrdu
- cây meVietnamese
- 罗望子果Chinese (Simp.)
Get even more translations for tamarind »