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carambola


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Carambola  \Ca`ram*bo"la\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  An  East  Indian  tree  ({Averrhoa  Carambola}),  and  its  acid, 
  juicy  fruit;  called  also  {Coromandel  gooseberry}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  carambola 
  n  1:  East  Indian  tree  bearing  deeply  ridged  yellow-brown  fruit 
  [syn:  {carambola  tree},  {Averrhoa  carambola}] 
  2:  deeply  ridged  yellow-brown  tropical  fruit;  used  raw  as  a 
  vegetable  or  in  salad  or  when  fully  ripe  as  a  dessert 
  [syn:  {star  fruit}] 




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