velvet tamarind

noun

Definition of 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/velvet%20tamarind. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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