lodh bark

\ ˈlōd- \

Definition of lodh bark

: the bark of an East Indian tree (Symplocos racemosa) that is a source of a yellow dye and is used locally as a mordant

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History and Etymology for lodh bark

Hindi lodh, from Sanskrit lodhra, rodhra; akin to Sanskrit rudhira red

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“Lodh bark.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lodh%20bark. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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