Definition of Jambu

1. Noun. (alternative form of jambul) ¹



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Definition of Jambu

1. the rose-apple tree [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jambu

jambolan
jambolana
jambolans
jambon
jambone
jambones
jambool
jambools
jamboree
jamborees
jamborette
jamborettes
jamborite
jambosa
jambs
jambu (current term)
jambul
jambuls
jambus
jambuster
jambusters
jamdanee
jamdanees
jamdani
jamdanis
jameed
james's powder
jameses
jamesite
jamesonite

Literary usage of Jambu

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1. The History of India from the Earliest Ages by James Talboys Wheeler (1869)
"So jambu-muH went to his own chamber, and put on a red cloth, and over it a coat of mail; and he put a helmet upon his head, a string of pearls upon his ..."

2. Myths and Legends of Flowers, Trees, Fruits, and Plants in All Ages and in by Charles Montgomery Skinner (1911)
"jambu, OR SOMA A huge tree bearing a great fruit, known to the Hindus as the jambu but to botanists as eugenia jambos, is the "fruit of kings" that gave its ..."

3. A Classical Dictionary of India: Illustrative of the Mythology, Philosophy by John Garrett (1871)
"jambu—The name of the rose-apple tree ou Mount Gandha- madana, the southern buttress ... From the jambu- tree the insular continent, jambu-dwipa derives its ..."

4. A Descriptive Dictionary of the Indian Islands & Adjacent Countries by John Crawfurd (1856)
"jambu. A generic Malay name for several kinds of fruit of different botanic genera, but which is probably borrowed from the jambu-kling, the Eugenia Malac- ..."

5. Pagan Races of the Malay Peninsula by Walter William Skeat, Charles Otto Blagden (1906)
"During the same expedition, at a later date, I picked up on the river bank near jambu in Jering (one of the seven modern subdivisions of Patani) a large ..."

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