Sumbul

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sumbul The musky root of an Asiatic umbelliferous plant, Ferula Sumbul. It is used in medicine as a stimulant.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sumbul An East Indian name of the spikenard (Nardostachys Jatamansi), the valerian, and the musk-root (Ferula Sumbul), more especially of their roots. The musk-root is the commercial sumbul. See cut under spikenard.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

This Sumbul loved her so passionately, that he died of grief at her loss.
"The Thousand and One Nights, Vol. I." by Anonymous
This Sumbul loved her so passionately that he died of grief at her loss.
"Arabian Society In The Middle Ages" by Edward William Lane
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