Bilimbing
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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  • bilimbing — ⇒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

  • bilimbing — bi·lim·bing …   English syllables

  • bilimbing — noun see bilimbi …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blimbi — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blimbing — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blimbing — ˈblimbiŋ noun ( s) Etymology: Tagalog balimbing, bilimbing + Malay bĕlimbing : carambola * * * blimbi(ng variant of bilimbi …   Useful english dictionary

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