myrobalan

noun
my·rob·a·lan | \mīˈräbələn, mə̇ˈ-\
variants: or less commonly myrobalam \-ləm \ or myrabolam \-rabələm \ or myrabolan \-lən \ or myrobolan \-räbələn \
plural -s

Definition of myrobalan 

1a : the dried astringent fruit of any of several East Indian trees of the genus Terminalia (as T. chebula and T. bellerica) used chiefly in tanning and in inks

b : a tree producing myrobalans

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History and Etymology for myrobalan

Middle French mirobolan, mirabolan, from Latin myrobalanus, myrobalanum, from Greek myrobalanos, from myron unguent, perfume + balanos acorn

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