- a tree, Averrhoa carambola, native to southeastern Asia, bearing deeply ridged, yellow-brown, edible fruit.
- Also called star fruit. the fruit itself.
- a tree, Averrhoa carambola, probably native to Brazil but cultivated in the tropics, esp SE Asia, for its edible fruit
- Also called: star fruit the smooth-skinned yellow fruit of this tree, which is star-shaped in cross section