the pod of a large, tropical tree, Tamarindus indica, of the legume family, containing seeds enclosed in a juicy acid pulp that is used in beverages and food.
the tree itself.
a leguminous tropical evergreen tree, Tamarindus indica, having pale yellow red-streaked flowers and brown pulpy pods, each surrounded by a brittle shell
the acid fruit of this tree, used as a food and to make beverages and medicines
the wood of this tree
noun 1. any Old World tropical plant of the genus Tamarix, especially T. gallica, an ornamental Mediterranean shrub or small tree having slender, feathery branches. 2. a shrub or small tree, Tamarix chinensis, of Eurasia, having scalelike leaves and clusters of pink flowers, naturalized in the southwestern U.S., where it has become a troublesome weed. […]
noun, Hinduism. 1. See under guna. noun 1. (in Sankhya and Vedantic philosophy) one of the three qualities of prakriti, or nature, which are passion (rajas) dullness or inertia (tamas) and goodness or purity (sattva) noun a state of ignorance or inactivity, the lowest of the three gunas (qualities of nature) in Hindu philosophy
noun 1. (in the East Indies) a spectacle; entertainment. noun 1. (in India) a show; entertainment
noun, Hinduism. 1. See under guna. adjective characterized by ignorance or inactivity, one of the gunas in Hindu philosophy noun a state of ignorance or inactivity, the lowest of the three gunas (qualities of nature) in Hindu philosophy