English translation: jaamun or jambuline (botanical name: Jambulina sp)
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Hindi term or phrase:
jaamun or jambuline (botanical name: Jambulina sp)
Hindi to English translations [Non-PRO] Other / fruits, berries/grapes
Hindi term or phrase:jaamun
a fruit/berry grown on huge big trees, has a thin dark black-purple skin once properly ripe. The juice is purple in colour. The plants bear fruits in summer in India but the fruits ripe only after a couple of showers by end of june till early july. the diameter of the berry is about 3/4-1 inch. Jaamun/jamun is the popular name in north India. The berries are sweet to taste and are also used to make wine.
Explanation: It is a bushy tree of medium height and bears berries or plums which are purple in colour. The fruits are sweet and sour to taste and ranks high in vitamin C. The seeds are large and bitter to taste. It has good medicinal value.
georgina singh India Local time: 10:55 Works in field Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 8