madhuca

noun ma·dhu·ca \məˈdükə\

Definition of madhuca

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of East Indian trees (family Sapotaceae) several of which yield valuable oils and timber — see illupi, mahua

  2. 2 plural -s :  any tree of the genus Madhuca

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Origin and Etymology of madhuca

New Latin, from Sanskrit madhūka mahua — more at mahua


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