babul

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Noun[edit]

babul ‎(plural babuls)

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

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

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  • This older term has been replaced by novul(November).

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