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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 relishes and various dishes.

[New Latin bilimbi, specific epithet, ultimately from Malay belimbing, belimbi.]


1. (Plants) a fruit-bearing tree growing in India and Sri Lanka
2. (Plants) the fruit of the bilimbi tree
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Noun1.bilimbi - East Indian evergreen tree bearing very acid fruitbilimbi - East Indian evergreen tree bearing very acid fruit
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
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