goran

noun
go·​ran | \gəˈrän\
plural -s

Definition of goran 

: either of two Indian mangroves (Ceriops roxburghiana and C. candolleana) of the family Rhizophoraceae valued for a tanning extract derived from the bark

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History and Etymology for goran

Bengali garān

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