babul

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See also: Babul

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babul (plural babuls)

  1. A tree native to South Asia, Vachellia nilotica subsp. indica, formerly Acacia nilotica subsp. indica.
    • 1884, Rudyard Kipling, The Moon of Other Days:
      In place of Putney's golden gorse / The sickly babul blooms.

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From a contraction of balsebalul ( = bals (ten, now deg) +‎ e (and) +‎ bal (one) +‎ -ul ((morpheme for) month (< mul)).

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babul (plural babuls)

  1. (obsolete) November (the eleventh (11th) month of the year)

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  • This older term has been replaced by novul (November).

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