rambutan

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noun ram·bu·tan \ram-ˈbü-tən\

Definition of rambutan

  1. :  a bright red spiny Malayan fruit closely related to the lychee; also :  a tree (Nephelium lappaceum) of the soapberry family that bears this fruit

Origin and Etymology of rambutan

Malay


First Known Use: 1707


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