madhuca

noun
ma·​dhu·​ca | \ məˈdükə \

Definition of madhuca

1 capitalized : a genus of East Indian trees (family Sapotaceae) several of which yield valuable oils and timber — see illupi, mahua
2 plural -s : any tree of the genus Madhuca

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History and Etymology for madhuca

New Latin, from Sanskrit madhūka mahua

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“Madhuca.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/madhuca. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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