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Noun: ketembilla
  1. A small shrubby spiny tree cultivated for its maroon-purple fruit with sweet purple pulp tasting like gooseberries; Sri Lanka and India
    - kitembilla, kitambilla, ketembilla tree, Ceylon gooseberry, Dovyalis hebecarpa
  2. Maroon-purple gooseberry-like fruit of India having tart-sweet purple pulp used especially for preserves
    - kitembilla, kitambilla

Derived forms: ketembillas

Type of: edible fruit, tree

Part of: Dovyalis, genus Dovyalis

Encyclopedia: Ketembilla