HyperDic: tamarindus

English > 1 sense of the word Tamarindus:
NOUNplantTamarindus, genus Tamarinduswidely cultivated tropical trees originally / originally of Africa
English > Tamarindus: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningWidely cultivated tropical trees originally / originally of Africa.
Synonymgenus Tamarindus
Member ofLeguminosae, family Leguminosae, Fabaceae, family Fabaceae, legume family, pea familyA large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods
Memberstamarind, tamarind tree, tamarindo, Tamarindus indicalong-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
Broaderrosid dicot genusA genus of dicotyledonous plants
Spanishgenus tamarindus, tamarindus
Catalangenus tamarindus, tamarindus, Tamarindus

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