bilimbi

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.]
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