Meaning of myrobalan

my•rob•a•lan

Pronunciation: (mī-rob'u-lun, mi-), [key]
— n.
  1. the dried plumlike fruit of certain tropical trees of the genus Phyllanthus, used in dyeing, tanning, and making ink.
  2. See
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