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tilak

[til-uh k] /ˈtɪl ək/
noun, plural tilak, tilaks.
1.
a distinctive spot of colored powder or paste worn on the forehead by Hindu men and women as a religious symbol.
Origin of tilak
< Sanskrit tilaka
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tilak

/ˈtɪlək/
noun (pl) -ak, -aks
1.
a coloured spot or mark worn by Hindus, esp on the forehead, often indicating membership of a religious sect, caste, etc, or (in the case of a woman) marital status
Word Origin
from Sanskrit tilaka

Tilak

/ˈtɪlək/
noun
1.
Bal Gangadhar (ˈbæl ˈɡæŋədɑː), also called Lokamanya. 1856–1920, Indian nationalist leader, educationalist, and scholar, who founded (1914) the Indian Home Rule League
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