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Noun: dahl  daal
  1. Tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods; much cultivated in the tropics
    - pigeon pea, pigeon-pea plant, cajan pea, catjang pea, red gram, dhal, Cajanus cajan
  2. Small highly nutritious seed of the tropical pigeon-pea plant
    - cajan pea, pigeon pea
  3. Indian dish made with stewed legumes (esp. lentils), onion and spices
    - dhal, dal
Noun: Dahl
  1. British novelist, short story writer, poet and screenwriter, esp. famous for his children's books (1916-1990)
    - Roald Dahl

Derived forms: dahls

Type of: bush, dish, pea, shrub

Part of: Cajanus, genus Cajanus

Encyclopedia: Dahl, Roald