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Definition: Velvet tamarind
, n. [It. tamarindo, or Sp. tamarindo, or
Pg. tamarindo, tamarinho, from Ar. tamarhind[=i], literally,
Indian date; tamar a dried date + Hind India: cf. F. tamarin.
1. A leguminous tree (Tamarindus Indica
) cultivated both
the Indies, and the other tropical countries, for the sake
of its shade, and for its fruit. The trunk of the tree is
lofty and large, with wide-spreading branches; the flowers
are in racemes at the ends of the branches. The leaves are
small and finely pinnated.
2. One of the preserved seed pods of the tamarind, which
contain an acid pulp, and are used medicinally and for
preparing a pleasant drink.
, a preparation of a variety of East Indian
fish with the acid pulp of the tamarind fruit.
(a) A West African leguminous tree (Codarium acutifolium
(b) One of the small black velvety pods, which are used
for food in Sierra Leone.
(Bot.), a name given to certain trees
somewhat resembling the tamarind, as the Lysiloma latisiliqua
of Southern Florida, and the Pithecolobium filicifolium
of the West Indies.