Definition of Kitembilla

1. Noun. A small shrubby spiny tree cultivated for its maroon-purple fruit with sweet purple pulp tasting like gooseberries; Sri Lanka and India.

Exact synonyms: Ceylon Gooseberry, Dovyalis Hebecarpa, Ketembilla, Ketembilla Tree, Kitambilla
Terms within: Ketembilla, Kitambilla
Group relationships: Dovyalis, Genus Dovyalis
Generic synonyms: Tree



2. Noun. Maroon-purple gooseberry-like fruit of India having tart-sweet purple pulp used especially for preserves.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kitembilla

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kitefin shark
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kiteless
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kitemakers
kitemaking
kitemark
kitemarked
kitemarking
kitemarks
kitembilla (current term)
kitenge
kitenges
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kiters
kites
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kitesurfers
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kith and kin
kith and kine

Literary usage of Kitembilla

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1. Circular by Puerto Rico Federal Experiment Station, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico Agricultural Experiment Station (Mayaguez) (1918)
"30, 0) Flacourtiaceae The kitembilla is a native of Ceylon. It is occasionally cultivated in other tropical regions primarily for its fruit which is high in ..."

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