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noun ba·bul \bə-ˈbül\

Definition of babul

  1. :  an acacia tree (Acacia nilotica syn. A. arabica) widespread in India and northern Africa that yields gum arabic and tannins as well as fodder and timber

Origin and Etymology of babul

Persian babūl

First Known Use: 1780

Rhymes with babul

ampoule, Banjul, befool, Blackpool, B-school, carpool, church school, cesspool, closestool, curule, dame school, day school, edge tool, Elul, faldstool, flake tool, footstool, gene pool, grade school, hangul, high school, homeschool, Kabul, misrule, Mosul, old school, prep school, preschool, retool, self-rule, step stool, tide pool, toadstool, tomfool, trade school, uncool, unspool, vanpool, whirlpool

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a feeling of fear that causes hesitation

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