Babul

Pods of Vachellia nilotica, Acacia Nilotica, Babhul tree, India. Vachellia nilotica widely known as Acacia nilotica or the common names gum arabic tree, Egyptian thorn, Sant tree, Al-sant or prickly acacia, thorn mimosa.
Categories: Medicinal Plant
Babul (Wiktionary)

English

Alternative forms

  • babool

Etymology

Borrowed both from French baboul and from Hindi बबूल (babūl, babul tree), probably ultimately from Sanskrit वव्वोल (vavvola, acacia).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bəˈbuːl/

Noun

babul (plural babuls)

  1. A tree native to South Asia, Vachellia nilotica subsp. indica, formerly Acacia nilotica subsp. indica.

Synonyms

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