Part of speech: noun

A tropical tree; also, its acid fruit.

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Usage examples "tamarind":

  1. Beyond our tents the sands stretch level and far, Around this little oasis of Tamarind trees. - "India's Love Lyrics", Adela Florence Cory Nicolson (AKA Laurence Hope), et al..
  2. In the market- place- a broad paved square, crossed by two rows of tamarind- trees, and bounded on one side by a Spanish piazza- you can study a spectacle of savage picturesqueness. - "Two Years in the French West Indies", Lafcadio Hearn.
  3. 12 Take your holiday, my boy; there are the blue sky and the bare field, the barn and the ruined temple under the ancient tamarind. - "The Fugitive", Rabindranath Tagore.