jambool

noun
jam·​bool
variants: or jambul \ ˌjəmˈbül \
plural -s

Definition of jambool

1 : java plum
2 : a drug obtained from the bark and seeds of Java plum and formerly believed to be of value in treating diabetes

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History and Etymology for jambool

Hindi jambūl, from Sanskrit jambūla, from jambū, jambu

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“Jambool.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jambool. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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