amalaka

noun
ama·la·ka | \äˈmələkə\
plural -s

Definition of amalaka 

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

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First Known Use of amalaka

1864, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amalaka

Sanskrit āmalaka myrobalan

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