gulancha

noun
gu·​lan·​cha | \ güˈlänchə \
plural -s

Definition of gulancha

: an East Indian woody vine (Tinospora cordifolia) of the family Menispermaceae with a bitter root believed to have tonic properties

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for gulancha

Hindi gulāca, from Sanskrit gudacī

Learn More About gulancha

Dictionary Entries Near gulancha

gulaman

gulancha

gular

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for gulancha

Cite this Entry

“Gulancha.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gulancha. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!