tamarind adj

see tamarind, n.

  1. Cool; shady; healthy; healing; refreshing; pertaining to the tree Tamarindus indica; fruit-bearing plant native to the East Indies, Arabia, and Egypt.

tamarind n

Sp., Port., It., Med. L. < Ar. tamr-hindī, date of India.

  1. Fruit juice; refreshing drink; acidic liquid from the tree Tamarindus indica; valued for its restorative qualities.