Meaning of tamarind

tam•a•rind

Pronunciation: (tam'u-rind), [key]
— n.
  1. the pod of a large, tropical tree, Tamarindus indica, of the legume family, containing seeds enclosed in a juicy acid pulp that is used in beverages and food.
  2. the tree itself.
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