aal (plural aals)
- The Indian mulberry or noni (Morinda citrifolia, Morinda tinctoria), a shrub found in Southeast Asia, the East Indies and the Pacific islands as far as French Polynesia.
- A reddish dyestuff obtained from the roots of the East Indian shrubs (Morinda citrifolia, Morinda tinctoria)
Aal is the original word for eel used in the present-day Netherlands, while the word paling came from Belgium. Paling is also in use in the Netherlands, but certain fishing villages in the Netherlands such as Volendam will always use aal when referring to eel.
aal f (uncountable)
aal (plural aala)
- his/her spouse