What does the word tamarind mean?

Usage examples for tamarind

  1. 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 by Lafcadio Hearn
  2. 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 by Rabindranath Tagore