garambulla

noun

ga·​ram·​bu·​lla
ˌgärəmˈbü(y)ə
variants or garambullo
-ü(ˌ)(y)ō
plural -s
1
: an arborescent cactus (Myrtillocactus geometrizans) of western Mexico that bears a small oblong edible berry
2
: the fruit of the garambulla

Word History

Etymology

Mexican Spanish garambullo, perhaps alteration of Spanish carambolo carambola (tree), from carambola carambola (fruit), from Marathi karambal

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“Garambulla.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/garambulla. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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