dhāl

dhāl

[thahl]
noun
the ninth letter of the Arabic alphabet.

Origin:
< Arabic

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dhal, dal or dholl (dɑːl)
 
n
1.  a tropical African and Asian leguminous shrub, Cajanus cajan, cultivated in tropical regions for its nutritious pealike seeds
2.  Former name: pigeon pea the seed of this shrub
3.  a curry made from lentils or other pulses
 
[C17: from Hindi dāl split pulse, from Sanskrit dal to split]
 
dal, dal or dholl
 
n
 
[C17: from Hindi dāl split pulse, from Sanskrit dal to split]
 
dholl, dal or dholl
 
n
 
[C17: from Hindi dāl split pulse, from Sanskrit dal to split]

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