bilimbi

noun
bi·​lim·​bi | \ bəˈlimbē \
variants: or bilimbing \ -​ˈlim(ˌ)biŋ \
plural -s

Definition of bilimbi

1 : an East Indian evergreen tree (Averrhoa bilimbi) resembling the carambola
2 : the very acid fruit of the bilimbi that is used for preserves or pickles — compare carambola

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History and Etymology for bilimbi

Konkani & Malay; Konkani bilimbī, from Malay bĕlimbing

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“Bilimbi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bilimbi. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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