arjun

noun
ar·​jun
variants: or less commonly arjan \ ˈärjən \
plural -s

Definition of arjun

: either of two trees of the genus Terminalia (T. arjuna and T. glabra) found in tropical Asia and characterized by astringent bark that is used in tanning

called also kumbuk

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History and Etymology for arjun

Hindi arjun, from Sanskrit arjuna, literally, white; akin to Latin argentum

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“Arjun.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arjun. Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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