The common name myrobalan can refer to several unrelated fruit-bearing plant species:
- Myrobalan plum (Prunus cerasifera), also called cherry plum and myrobalan plum
- Emblic myrobalan (Phyllanthus emblica), also called Amla and Amalaki
In the genus Terminalia:
- myrobalun, myrobolan, myrobolane [17th c.]
From Middle French mirabolan, and its source, Latin myrobalanum (“ben nut”), from Hellenistic Ancient Greek μυροβάλανος (murobálanos), from μύρον (múron) + βάλανος (bálanos, “acorn; date”).
- (UK) IPA(key): /mʌɪˈɹɒbələn/