Bilimbi
Bilimbi Bi*lim"bi, ||Bilimbing Bi*lim"bing, n. [Malay.] The berries of two East Indian species of {Averrhoa}, of the {Oxalide[ae]} or Sorrel family. They are very acid, and highly esteemed when preserved or pickled. The juice is used as a remedy for skin diseases. [Written also {blimbi} and {blimbing}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • bilimbi — ⇒BILIMBI, BILIMBING, subst. masc. BOT., fam. Corambolier de Madagascar, famille des oxalidacées. Bilimbings couverts de jolies fleurs bleues et de fruits (DUMONT D URVILLE, Voyage au Pôle Sud, t. 5, 1843, p. 276). Rem. 1. Attesté dans Ac. Compl.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • bilimbí — o bilimbín (Averrhoa bilimbi) m. Árbol oxalidáceo tropical, ornamental y de fruto comestible …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Bilimbi — Taxobox name = Averrhoa bilimbi image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Oxalidales familia = Oxalidaceae genus = Averrhoa species = A. bilimbi binomial = Averrhoa bilimbi binomial authority = L …   Wikipedia

  • Bilimbi — Gurkenbaum Gurkenbaum (Averrhoa bilimbi) Systematik Klasse: Dreifurchenpollen Zweikeimblättrige (Rosopsida) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bilimbi — Bilimbi …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bilimbi — agurkinė averoja statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Kiškiakopūstinių šeimos vaisinis kultūrinis augalas (Averrhoa bilimbi). atitikmenys: lot. Averrhoa bilimbi angl. bilimbi; cucumber tree vok. Bilimbi; Bilimbibaum; Gurkenbaum rus. аверройя… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • bilimbi — agurkinė averoja statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Kiškiakopūstinių šeimos vaisinis kultūrinis augalas (Averrhoa bilimbi). atitikmenys: lot. Averrhoa bilimbi angl. bilimbi; cucumber tree vok. Bilimbi; Bilimbibaum; Gurkenbaum rus. аверройя… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • bilimbi — bi·lim·bi (bə lĭmʹbē) n. pl. bi·lim·bis 1. An evergreen tree (Averrhoa bilimbi) native to tropical Asia and grown for its edible fruits. 2. The small, sour, greenish or yellowish cucumber shaped fruit of this tree, eaten as a pickle or used in… …   Universalium

  • bilimbi — noun East Indian evergreen tree bearing very acid fruit • Syn: ↑Averrhoa bilimbi • Hypernyms: ↑fruit tree …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bilimbi — Bilịmbi,   Frucht des Gurkenbaums …   Universal-Lexikon

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