Definition of rambai in English:

rambai

(also rambeh)

noun

  • The small edible oval fruit of the Malesian tree Baccaurea motleyana (family Euphorbiaceae), having white flesh and pale brown seeds in a smooth brownish-yellow skin; (also) the tree itself, having large evergreen leaves and racemes of tiny yellowish-green flowers. Also: the similar fruit of the related Indo-Malayan species B. ramiflora; the tree itself.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in William Marsden (1754–1836), orientalist and numismatist. From Malay rambai.

Pronunciation

rambai

/ˈrambʌɪ/