Babool

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Babool (Bot) Any one of several species of Acacia, esp. Acacia Arabica, which yelds a gum used as a substitute for true gum arabic. "In place of Putney's golden gorse
      The sickly babul blooms."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n babool Same as bablah.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Bablah

Usage

In literature:

The nest is, as a rule, placed in a babool or other thorny tree, close up against the trunk.
"A Bird Calendar for Northern India" by Douglas Dewar
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