dhak, dak, palas, Butea frondosa, Butea monosperma

(noun) East Indian tree bearing a profusion of intense vermilion velvet-textured blooms and yielding a yellow dye

Source: WordNet® 3.1


dhak (plural dhaks)

Butea monosperma, a tree of southern Asia.

An Indian percussion instrument.


• dahk

Source: Wiktionary


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2 June 2023


(noun) T-shaped cleaning implement with a rubber edge across the top; drawn across a surface to remove water (as in washing windows)

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