chinar

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian چنار (čenâr, Platanus).

Noun[edit]

chinar (plural chinars)

  1. The tree Platanus orientalis, the Oriental plane.
    • 2007 October 26, Holland Cotter, “Treasures From a Land in Tumult”, New York Times:
      The lakes, the gardens, the chinars golden in autumn, the Himalayas all around.