Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The Egyptian sycamore (Ficus Sycamorus). See sycamore.

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Examples

  • I have got into great request here as a physician, entirely I apprehend owing to the people's faith in _vilayuti daroo_, or English medicine, especially calomel and cream of tartar, a combination of which has proved an universal panacea.

    Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries

  • Illegal alcohol - commonly called desi daroo or country-made liquor in India - usually costs as little as 10 rupees 20 US cents and the majority of the consumers are poor, daily-wage workers.

    BBC News - Home

  • India where local police and inspectors regularly take bribes to turn a blind eye to the production and sale of illicit alcohol, also known as desi daroo.

    The Guardian World News

  • The illegal alcohol - commonly called desi daroo or country-made liquor in India - is called cholai in West Bengal and it usually costs as little as 10 rupees 20 US cents and the majority of the consumers are poor, daily-wage workers.

    BBC News - Home

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