mooli

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Hindi मूली (mūlī, "[Indian] radish"), from Sanskrit mūlikā ("root"), from mūla, mūlaka ("root").[1]

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Noun[edit]

mooli (plural moolis)

  1. (Chiefly UK, Indian cuisine, botany) Alternative term for daikon, particularly its Indian varieties.
    • 1868, B.H. Powell, Handbk. Econ. Products Punjab, I. iii. 260/1
      Fresh vegetables... most in use among natives are—Gájar, carrot... Múlí, radish (Raphanus sativus, L.).
    • 1981 February 1, N.Y. Times, 17/1
      Particularly delicious was mooli stuffed paratha—rich, flaky and filled with a fragrant grated radish mixture.
    • 1996 February 4, Sunday Telegraph, 33/1
      This is thanks to the introduction of a wider range of radish varieties into supermarkets, especially the long-rooted ‘mooli’ types from Japan.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Oxford English Dictionary, 3rd ed. "mooli, n." Oxford University Press (Oxford), 2002.

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Noun[edit]

mooli

  1. mole (base unit of amount of substance)

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