noun jam·bool \ˌjəmˈbül\
variants: or



Definition of jambool



  1. 1 :  java plum

  2. 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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Origin and Etymology of jambool

Hindi jambūl, from Sanskrit jambūla, from jambū, jambu

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