Definition of marula
1 : a tree (Sclerocarya caffra) of the family Anacardiaceae that is native to the veld and low country of Africa and that has grayish mottled bark, pinnate leaves, inconspicuous flowers in sprays, and succulent fruits resembling plums which contain an edible seed and are used locally to prepare an intoxicating beverage
2 less commonly marula plum : the fruit of the marula
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Origin and Etymology of marula
native name in southern Africa
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