daal

dal

[dahl]
noun East Indian Cookery.
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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dal1 (dɑːl)
 
n
1.  split grain, a common foodstuff in India; pulse
2.  a variant spelling of dhal

dal2
 
symbol for
decalitre(s)

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dal
1690s, from Hindi dal "split pulse," from Skt. dala, from dal "to split."
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dal
decaliter
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