plural -s
: a bulbous or melonlike ornament terminating the shikaras of medieval Indian temples

Word History


Sanskrit āmalaka myrobalan

First Known Use

1864, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of amalaka was in 1864

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“Amalaka.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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