Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The common name in India of the tree Cassia Fistula, which is in general cultivation there for ornament and shade. See cut under Cassia.

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Examples

  • I do think amaltas is called the Indian laburnum ....

    Remembering Grandma – I

  • A strong purgative, the root of amaltas is used in various skin diseases, while its leaves form an important part of many ointments and poultices.

    Remembering Grandma – I

  • A strong purgative, the root of amaltas is used in various skin diseases, while its leaves form an important part of many ointments and poultices.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • The ancient Indian system of medicine attributes medicinal properties to almost all parts of amaltas tree, but it is the pulp of its fruit which is considered as an excellent laxative.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • I wish I too had seen my grandma and had enjoyed the love of a 'Titti' like Grandma ... you should definitely missing her a lot ... amaltas are symbols of prosperity in literature and I never knew one could make fritters too!!

    Remembering Grandma – I

  • It's interesting to note that the amaltas flower has many a medicinal property attached to it.

    Coming Home to Dal - JFI

  • The ancient Indian system of medicine attributes medicinal properties to almost all parts of amaltas tree, but it is the pulp of its fruit which is considered as an excellent laxative.

    Remembering Grandma – I

  • Amaltas is such a delight anyway .... amaltas pakodas take it to a whole different level I suppose!

    Remembering Grandma – I

  • Other new topics were lemongrass tea, parsley root, rose petal jelly, garlic scapes, fried sage, amaltas flowers, kaffir lime, mint pesto and mishti doi.

    Weekend Herb Blogging Year In Review: Weeks 31-40 and a Recipe

  • If they wish to breed quarrels in an enemy's house, they put the seeds of the _amaltas_ or the quills of the porcupine in the thatch of the roof.

    The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India—Volume I (of IV)

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