Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The mucilaginous drupaceous fruit of two East Indian trees (Cordia myxa and Cordia latifolia), sometimes used medicinally in pectoral diseases.
  • n. The similar fruit of Cordia sebestana.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The mucilaginous drupaceous fruit of two East Indian trees (Cordia Myxa, and Cordia latifolia), sometimes used medicinally in pectoral diseases.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A tree of the genus Cordia; also, its plum-like fruit.

Etymologies

Arabic word for the tree. (Wiktionary)

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