From Late Middle English thamarynde, from Old French tamarinde, from Medieval Latin tamarindus, from Arabic تَمْر هِنْدِيّ (tamr hindiyy, literally “Indian date”).
- IPA(key): /ˈtæməɹɪnd/
tamarind (countable and uncountable, plural tamarinds)
- (botany) A tropical tree, Tamarindus indica.
- (cooking) The fruit of this tree; the pulp is used as spice in Asian cooking and in Worcestershire sauce.
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