ambarella

noun
am·​ba·​rel·​la | \ ˌambəˈrelə \
plural -s

Definition of ambarella

: a tropical tree (Spondias dulcis synonym Spondias cytherea of the family Anacardiaceae, the cashew family) that is native to Polynesia and Melanesia and is widely cultivated for its edible ovoid fruit which has a slightly sour, yellowish skin and pulp also : the fruit

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First Known Use of ambarella

1914, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ambarella

Sinhalese æmbarælla, from Sanskrit āmravāṭaka (Spondias mangifera), from āmra mango (from amla sour) + vāṭaka enclosure, garden, from vaṭa surrounded; akin to Sanskrit valate he turns

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“Ambarella.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ambarella. Accessed 24 Jun. 2022.

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