a tree, Averrhoa carambola, native to southeastern Asia, bearing deeply ridged, yellow-brown, edible fruit.
Also called star fruit. the fruit itself.
Historical Examples

Now, we will not leave them, adds the wild man, till you have had a carambola boca de jarro!
Wild Spain (Espaa agreste) Abel Chapman

a tree, Averrhoa carambola, probably native to Brazil but cultivated in the tropics, esp SE Asia, for its edible fruit
Also called star fruit. the smooth-skinned yellow fruit of this tree, which is star-shaped in cross section


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