American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A large deer (Cervus unicolor) of southern Asia, having three-tined antlers and a reddish-brown coat.
- n. A southeast Asian deer.
- n. A food preparation common in southern India and Sri Lanka, made of lentils (usually red gram, also called toor dal) and vegetables in a spicy tamarind and lentil flour soup base.
- n. a deer of southern Asia with antlers that have three tines
- Hindi sāmbar, from Sanskrit śambaraḥ. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I was right about the batata vada surprising all of us ... in sambar?!”
“It sounds like this is a go-to spice powder for Kannada cooks - with potential uses in sambar, dry vegetable curries, gravies, and those delicious rice dishes such as vangi bhaat and bisi bele huli anna.”
“While mixed vegetable sambar is an all-time favorite in our home, I have recently started to make single-veggie sambars which always turn out so delicious.”
“I would make an easy sambar instead, because I absolutely love the presence of juicy chunks of vegetables in sambar.”
“The only time my mother cooked potatoes was in sambar.”
“Prey species such as sambar deer, wild hogs and macaques may overpopulate their habitats, a big change in Taiwan where only recently these species faced threats of extinction.”
“Deep species such as sambar (Cervus unicolor), hog deer (C. porcinus), and wild boar (Sus scrofa) appeared to be numerous.”
“In Nagpur, the place where I was born and brought up, coriander is known as 'sambar' and the preparation which I am going to state is here is known as Patudi or Sambar vadi.”
“Also in the park wild animals are found such as sambar, chital, black buck, fishing cat, mongoose, etc. Wonder of Natural World!”
“Since the sambar can weigh upwards of 600 pounds (male) I 'm guessing this is a fawn sambar.”
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