ambarella

noun am·ba·rel·la \ ˌambəˈrelə \

Definition of ambarella

plural -s
: 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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Origin and Etymology of 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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