angelim

noun
an·​ge·​lim | \ ¦anjə¦lim \
variants: or angelin \ -​in \
plural -s

Definition of angelim

: any of several chiefly tropical American trees of the genus Andira especially : cabbage bark

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First Known Use of angelim

1805, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for angelim

Portuguese angelim, from Tamil anjilī-maram, anjalī-maram

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“Angelim.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angelim. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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