Definition of Carambola tree
1. Noun. East Indian tree bearing deeply ridged yellow-brown fruit.
Terms within: Carambola, Star Fruit
Generic synonyms: Fruit Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carambola Tree
Literary usage of Carambola tree
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1. The Chinese Classics: With a Translation, Critical and Exegetical Notes by James Legge, Confucius, Mencius (1871)
"Sih yew ch'ang-ts'oo. it А Щ 1 In the low wet grounds is the carambola tree; Soft and pliant are its branches, With the glossiness of tender beauty. ..."
2. Book of Odes (Shi-King) by Launcelot Cranmer-Byng (1908)
"I ""HE marshland holds the carambola tree; The marshland rears the carambola tree; All purple and red its blossoms be. In careless beauty and tender sheen, ..."
3. The Useful Plants of India: With Notices of Their Chief Value in Commerce by Heber Drury (1873)
"The tree is a native of the Moluccas. The fruits are pickled or preserved in sugar. (80) Averrhoa carambola (Linn.) Do. Carambola-tree, ENO. ..."
4. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"Fruit acid, used for pickles, confections, etc. b. A. Carambola L. China, cult, in East Indies. carambola tree ..."