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Noun: dhal  dhaal
  1. Indian dish made with stewed legumes (esp. lentils), onion and spices
    - dal, dahl
  2. 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, dahl, Cajanus cajan

Derived forms: dhals

Type of: bush, dish, shrub

Part of: Cajanus, genus Cajanus

Encyclopedia: Dhal