Bael

Momordica grosvenori fruits closeup.
Catégories : Plante médicinale
Bael (Wiktionary)

English

Alternative forms

  • bel

Etymology

From Hindi बिल्व (bilv) or Marathi बेल (bel), from Sanskrit विल्व (vilva) or बैल्व (bailva).

Noun

bael (plural baels)

  1. A tropical fruit tree from India, Aegle marmelos.
    • 2015, Tridip Suhrud, translating Govardhanram Tripathi, Sarasvatichandra, Orient Black Swan 2015, p. 2:
      In the courtyard there were fruit and flowering trees appropriate for the worship of Mahadev, as also a bel tree
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