mela

noun me·la \ ˈmā(ˌ)lä \

Definition of mela

plural -s
: an Indian religious festival or fair : a gathering of people

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Origin and Etymology of mela

Hindi melā, from Sanskrit melaka, melā meeting, assembly


mela-

combining form
variants: or mel- or less commonly melo-

Definition of mela-

: black
  • meladiorite
  • Melogrammataceae

Origin and Etymology of mela-

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek melas black


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