Origin of tamarind
Examples from the Web for tamarind
Place the tamarind glaze in a squeeze bottle and drizzle decoratively over the top of the chop.
The morning breeze was just rising, and sighed among the tops of the tamarind trees.A Noble Queen (Volume I of 3)|Philip Meadows Taylor
The tamarind also thrives, and yields its fruit without care or thought on the part of man.The Pearl of India|Maturin M. Ballou
The husband, on his return, sat down to his dinner, and his wife served him the tamarind cabbage.Tales of the Sun|Mrs. Howard Kingscote
The mortar is generally a tamarind tree, one end of which is sunk deep in the ground, to give it firmness.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
For Fish Curries, but not fresh fish—the fresh fish could be given acid taste from lemon, or tamarind, or vinegar.The Curry Cook's Assistant|Daniel Santiagoe
Word Origin for tamarind
by c.1400, ultimately from Arabic tamr hindi, literally "date of India." First element cognate with Hebrew tamar "palm tree, date palm."