velvet tamarind


: a western African tree (Dialium guineënse) of the family Leguminosae with velvety black pods containing an acid pulp that is chewed to relieve thirst or macerated in water to form a beverage

called also black tamarind

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“Velvet tamarind.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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