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1. A tree (Spondias cytherea or S. dulcis) native to the Pacific islands and grown in tropical and subtropical regions for its edible fruits.
2. The orange-yellow, egg-shaped fruit of this tree, eaten fresh or pickled, or used to make preserves. In both senses also called June plum.

[Sinhalese ämbarälla, from Sanskrit āmravāṭakaḥ, a kind of tree : āmraḥ, mango tree (from amlaḥ, tart) + vāṭakaḥ, diminutive of vāṭaḥ, enclosure, garden; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]