bablah

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Etymology[edit]

Compare Persian ببول (babūl, a species of mimosa yielding gum arabic)

Noun[edit]

bablah (plural bablahs)

  1. The rind of the fruit of several East Indian species of Acacia, especially Acacia arabica; neb-neb. It contains gallic acid and tannin, and is used for dyeing drab.