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dal

[dahl] /dɑl/
noun, East Indian Cookery.
1.
a sauce made from lentils and spices, usually served with rice.
Also, daal, dhal.
Origin
< Hindi dāl split pulse, cooked pulse; compare Sanskrit dāl- to split
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British Dictionary definitions for daal

dal1

/dɑːl/
noun
1.
split grain, a common foodstuff in India; pulse
2.
a variant spelling of dhal

dal2

symbol
1.
decalitre(s)
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Word Origin and History for daal
dal
1690s, from Hindi dal "split pulse," from Skt. dala, from dal "to split."
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Related Abbreviations for daal

dal

decaliter

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