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  • noun in India The tuberose (Polianthes tuberosa)

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Examples

  • In school, at first whiff of occasion, my doe-eyed classmates would materialize in lal-parer sharis, their black, oiled hair cascading to their waists, and pad chastely to the assembly-hall stage which had metamorphosed into a shrine with tall vases of rajanigandha, joss sticks and a garlanded portrait of Gurudeb.

    The Times of India

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