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bilimbing


bilimbing


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bilimbi  \Bi*lim"bi\,  Bilimbing  \Bi*lim"bing\,  n.  [Malay.] 
  The  berries  of  two  East  Indian  species  of  {Averrhoa},  of  the 
  {Oxalide[ae]}  or  Sorrel  family.  They  are  very  acid,  and 
  highly  esteemed  when  preserved  or  pickled.  The  juice  is  used 
  as  a  remedy  for  skin  diseases.  [Written  also  {blimbi}  and 
  {blimbing}.]