ba·​he·​ra | \ ˈbəhəˌrä \
plural -s

Definition of bahera

: 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

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First Known Use of bahera

1888, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bahera

Hindi baheṛā

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“Bahera.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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