variants or less commonly arjan
plural -s
: 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

Word History


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

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“Arjun.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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