mudar

noun
mu·​dar
variants: or less commonly muddar or madar \ məˈdär , -​dȧ(r \
plural -s

Definition of mudar

: either of two East Indian shrubs (Calotropis gigantea and C. procera) whose fine bast fiber resembles flax in strength but is too short to be of great commercial value

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Hindi madār

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“Mudar.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mudar. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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