champac

noun
cham·​pac | \ˈcham-ˌpak, ˈchəm-(ˌ)pək\
variants: or champak

Definition of champac 

: an Asian tree (Michelia champaca) of the magnolia family with fragrant usually yellow flowers

First Known Use of champac

circa 1770, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for champac

Hindi & Sanskrit; Hindi campak, from Sanskrit campaka

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The first known use of champac was circa 1770

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