kamala

noun
ka·​ma·​la | \ ˈkäm-ə-lə How to pronounce kamala (audio) \

Medical Definition of kamala

1 : an Asian and Australian tree (Mallotus philippinensis) of the spurge family
2 : an orange red cathartic powder from kamala capsules used for dyeing silk and wool or as a vermifuge chiefly in veterinary practice

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“Kamala.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/kamala. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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