Definition of Carambola

1. Noun. East Indian tree bearing deeply ridged yellow-brown fruit.

Exact synonyms: Averrhoa Carambola, Carambola Tree
Terms within: Star Fruit
Generic synonyms: Fruit Tree



2. Noun. Deeply ridged yellow-brown tropical fruit; used raw as a vegetable or in salad or when fully ripe as a dessert.
Exact synonyms: Star Fruit
Generic synonyms: Edible Fruit
Group relationships: Averrhoa Carambola, Carambola Tree

Definition of Carambola

1. n. An East Indian tree (Averrhoa Carambola), and its acid, juicy fruit; called also Coromandel gooseberry.

Definition of Carambola

1. Noun. A tree species native of southern Asia, ''Averrhoa carambola''. ¹

2. Noun. The fruit of '''carambola''' tree, more commonly known as star fruit. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Carambola

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carambola

caracolled
caracolling
caracols
caracoly
caract
caracts
caracul
caraculs
carafe
carafes
caragana
caraganas
carageen
carageens
caramba
carambola (current term)
carambola tree
carambolas
caramel
caramel apple
caramel apples
caramel brown
caramel bun
caramelisation
caramelise
caramelised
caramelises
caramelising
caramelization
caramelize

Literary usage of Carambola

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1. Spanish Fables in Verse by Jeremiah Denis Matthias Ford (1918)
"LI LA carambola EL CHICO, EL MULO Y EL GATO Pasando por un pueblo un Maragato,1 Llevaba sobre un mulo atado un gato, Al que un chico, mostrando disimulo, ..."

2. The Flag-ship: Or, A Voyage Around the World in the United States Frigate by Fitch Waterman Taylor (1840)
"... carambola) is a peculiar acid pentagonal fruit. Its seeds are flat It reminds you of a craw-fish, although nothing like it; only it looks somewhat ..."

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