wild tamarind


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Related to wild tamarind: Lysiloma latisiliqua
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Noun1.Wild tamarind - common thorny tropical American tree having terminal racemes of yellow flowers followed by sickle-shaped or circinate edible pods and yielding good timber and a yellow dye and mucilaginous gumwild tamarind - common thorny tropical American tree having terminal racemes of yellow flowers followed by sickle-shaped or circinate edible pods and yielding good timber and a yellow dye and mucilaginous gum
genus Pithecellobium, genus Pithecolobium, Pithecellobium, Pithecolobium - thorny shrubs and trees of tropical and subtropical America and Asia
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
2.wild tamarind - a tree of the West Indies and Florida and Mexico; resembles tamarind and has long flat pods
genus Lysiloma, Lysiloma - small genus of tropical American trees and shrubs with pinnate leaves and flat straight pods
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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Food scarcity, worsened by poor harvests, was also a major problem among the displaced population and in order to survive, people have reportedly been forced to gather wild tamarind fruits and the leaves of the Akuor tree for their food.