Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A tree (Spondias cytherea or S. dulcis) native to the Pacific islands and grown in tropical and subtropical regions for its edible fruits.
  • noun The orange-yellow, egg-shaped fruit of this tree, eaten fresh or pickled, or used to make preserves.

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  • noun A tropical fruit tree native to the South Pacific, Spondias dulcis
  • noun The fruit of this tree.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Sinhalese ämbarälla, from Sanskrit āmravāṭakaḥ, a kind of tree : āmraḥ, mango tree (from amlaḥ, tart) + vāṭakaḥ, diminutive of vāṭaḥ, enclosure, garden; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

Examples

  • Pricing information can be obtained directly from Ambarella at www. ambarella.com or by calling

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