amaltas

noun
amal·​tas | \ əˈməlˌtäs \
plural amaltas

Definition of amaltas

1 : cassia fistula
2 : a tanning extract derived from the drumstick tree

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First Known Use of amaltas

1822, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for amaltas

Hindi amaltās drumstick tree

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“Amaltas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amaltas. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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