Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of several tropical trees whose nuts yield a fat having similar properties to cocoa butter.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as illupi. This name properly belongs to Madhuca longifolia of southern India, but when the more northern mahwa-tree, M. Indica, is found in the same region, the same name is applied by the Tamils to both species.

Etymologies

From Tamil  (illuppai) (Wiktionary)

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.