kadamba

noun ka·dam·ba \kəˈdambə\

Definition of kadamba

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  an East Indian shade tree (Anthocephalus cadamba) of the family Rubiaceae having hard yellowish wood and globose clusters of flowers

  2. 2 :  the wood of the kadamba

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Origin and Etymology of kadamba

Sanskrit, of Dravidian origin; akin to Tamil-Malayalam kaṭampu


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