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- 1. tamarind, tamarind tree, tamarindo, Tamarindus indica, bean tree
- usage: 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
- 2. tamarind, tamarindo, edible fruit
- usage: large tropical seed pod with very tangy pulp that is eaten fresh or cooked with rice and fish or preserved for curries and chutneys
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