carambola means: This tropical import originally hails from Indonesia and can be found in many supermarkets. The skin is yellow and near transparent. It’s tough, but delicious, and the slices are shaped like stars. It is best eaten raw but can also be grilled. (in Cooking Dictionary)
What else does carambola mean?
This tropical fruit is a golden yellow and has a star-shaped appearance when it’s cut from the grain. Its flesh tastes of grapes and plums and is very juicy. Star fruit. (in Cooking Dictionary)
An ornamental evergreen tree (Averrhoa carambola), Native to Southeast Asia, these fruits are crisp and edible. They have star-shaped cross sections, with longitudinally ridged fruit that are yellow or orange. (in Merlin Dictionary)
This is the fruit. (in Merlin Dictionary)