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marula, noun

Forms:
maroela, maroolaShow more Also maroela, maroola, marulla, marullo, marulo, merula, meruley, meruli, morala, morula.
Origin:
Afrikaans, Northern SothoShow more Adaptation of Afrikaans maroela, Northern Sotho morula (plural merula).
a. In full marula tree: the tree Sclerocarya birrea (subspecies caffra) of the Anacardiaceae found in the tropical and sub-tropical areas of central and southern Africa, having glossy, dark green foliage and edible, yellow, plum-like fruit (see sense 2). Also attributive.
1857 D. Livingstone Missionary Trav. 165Another tree, the ‘Morala’..has never been known to be touched by lightning.
1991 Style Apr. 102Did you know that the maroela can give you everything you need, from the bark to the fruit, and even the pips when roasted make delicious nuts?
b. The fruit of the marula tree, from which beer and other liquors are brewed. Also attributive, and combination marula beer.
1877 T. Baines Gold Regions of S.-E. Afr. 9The Marula, as large as a peach and with a kernel almost like one, has a pleasant flavour.
1991 Leisure Bks Catal. Apr.JuneDo you know that you can use elderberries, violets, oranges, marulas and other fruits, as well as roses, spices, nuts and even leaves to make your own liqueurs?
the tree Sclerocarya birrea (subspecies caffra) of the Anacardiaceae found in the tropical and sub-tropical areas of central and southern Africa, having glossy, dark green foliage and edible, yellow, plum-like fruit (see 2). Also attributive.
The fruit of the marula tree, from which beer and other liquors are brewed. Also attributive, and combinationmarula beer.

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