bi·lim·bi (bə-lĭmʹbē) n. pl. bi·lim·bis
1. An evergreen tree (Averrhoa bilimbi) native to tropical Asia and grown for its edible fruits.
2. The small, sour, greenish or yellowish cucumber-shaped fruit of this tree, eaten as a pickle or used in relishes and various dishes.
  [New Latin bilimbi, specific epithet, ultimately from Malay belimbing, belimbi.]

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