mela

noun
me·​la | \ ˈmā(ˌ)lä \
plural -s

Definition of mela

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an Indian religious festival or fair : a gathering of people
variants: or mel- or less commonly melo-

Definition of mela- (Entry 2 of 2)

: black meladiorite Melogrammataceae

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History and Etymology for mela

Noun

Hindi melā, from Sanskrit melaka, melā meeting, assembly

Combining form

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek melas black

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“Mela.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mela. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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