or kit·am·bil·la

[ kit-uh m-bil-uh ]
/ ˌkɪt əmˈbɪl ə /


a shrub or small tree, Dovyalis hebecarpa, of India and Sri Lanka, having velvety, maroon-purple fruit.


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Also called Ceylon gooseberry.

Origin of kitembilla

From the Sinhalese word kätämbilla Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020