bahera

noun

ba·​he·​ra
ˈbəhəˌrä
plural -s
: an important East Indian tree (Terminalia bellerica) yielding an oil from its seed kernels, a dye and tanning extract from its fruits, and a gum from its bark compare myrobalan

Word History

Etymology

Hindi baheṛā

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bahera was in 1888

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“Bahera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bahera. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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