• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Kamala (Bot) The red dusty hairs of the capsules of an East Indian tree (Mallotus Philippinensis) used for dyeing silk. It is violently emetic, and is used in the treatment of tapeworm.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n kamala See kamila.
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In literature:

To say this, I have come to you, oh Kamala!
"Siddhartha" by Herman Hesse
Give two teaspoonfuls powdered Kamala.
"One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed" by C. A. Bogardus
Kamala is nothing like them.
"The Moghul" by Thomas Hoover
It represents Bhavhani, Maia, Devi, Lakshmi, or Kamala, one of the many forms given to female nature.
"Ancient Pagan and Modern Christian Symbolism With an Essay on Baal Worship, On The Assyrian Sacred "Grove," And Other" by Thomas Inman John Newton
In India kamala has several ancient Sanskrit names, one of which, kapila, signifies dusky or tawny red.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6" by Various

In news:

Harper's Bazaar fawns over Kamala Harris and her wardrobe.
Finally, San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris was declared the winner of the Nov 2 election for California State Attorney General.
It is the mayor's job to find a successor to District Attorney Kamala Harris before she takes over as lieutenant governor.
President Obama will visit San Francisco on Thursday to campaign for the Democratic National Committee and District Attorney Kamala Harris, the White House confirmed today.
Obama endorses Kamala Harris for AG.
District Attorney Kamala Harris (KGO Photo).
San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris this morning introduced her new management team of prosecutors.
Will Obama help Kamala Harris.
Attorney General Kamala D Harris has announced the arraignment of four men who attempted to sell 25 pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of more than $1.1 million to an undercover task force agent.
Tanee Lee Kamala Spenser and William Charles Timmons Jr are engaged to be married on Maui in July 2012.
GAfuels readers won't be surprised by the conclusions of a new study from MIT graduate student Kamala I Shetty: Higher fuel prices lead to less flying.
Kamala Harris victory speech in San Francisco – 2010 California Primary.
The measure, backed by California Attorney General Kamala Harris, is opposed by the financial services industry.
Gov Jerry Brown recently signed into law the final provisions of the California Homeowner Bill of Rights , legislation heavily championed by Attorney General Kamala D Harris.