rambutan

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See also: rambután

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Malay rambutan, English usage first attested 1707.

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rambutan (plural rambutans)

  1. A tree, Nephelium lappaceum, of Southeast Asia.
  2. The fruit of this tree.
    • 1956, Anthony Burgess, Time for a Tiger (The Malayan Trilogy), published 1972, page 115:
      Old women crouched over bags of Siamese rice, skeps of red and green peppers, purple egg-plants, bristly rambutans, pineapples, durians.

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Brunei Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

rambut +‎ -an (compare Malay rambutan)

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Noun[edit]

rambutan

  1. rambutan, fruit of the tropical tree Nephelium lappaceum

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay rambutan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ram‧bu‧tan

Noun[edit]

rambutan

  1. the rambutan tree (Nephelium lappaceum)
  2. the fruit of this tree

Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Malay rambutan or rambut +‎ -an.

Noun[edit]

rambutan (plural, first-person possessive rambutanku, second-person possessive rambutanmu, third-person possessive rambutannya)

  1. rambutan (fruit)

Malay[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

rambut +‎ -an.

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Noun[edit]

rambutan (Jawi spelling رامبوتن, plural rambutan-rambutan)

  1. rambutan (fruit)

Tagalog[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Malay rambutan.

Noun[edit]

rambutan

  1. rambutan (fruit)