- (botany) A tropical tree, Tamarindus indica.
- (cooking) The fruit of this tree; the pulp is used as spice in Asian cooking and in Worcestershire sauce.
- 2021, Leone Ross, This One Sky Day, Faber & Faber Limited, page 253:
- He began to crack tamarinds, pulling out the pod flesh, adding sugar and black pepper from his palms.
- Other similar species:
- (color) A dark brown colour, like that of tamarind pulp (also called tamarind brown).