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
British Dictionary definitions for tamarind
Word Origin for tamarind
Word Origin and History for tamarind
by c.1400, ultimately from Arabic tamr hindi, literally "date of India." First element cognate with Hebrew tamar "palm tree, date palm."