nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
An Asiatic tree (Terminalia catappa) widely cultivated and naturalized in the tropics and having fruit with edible seeds. Also called myrobalan, tropical almond.