See dahl in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- See pigeon pea.
- or dal A thick creamy East Indian stew made with lentils or other legumes, onions, and various spices.
Origin: Hindi dāl, dahl seed
Origin: , from Sanskrit dalaḥ, dalam, piece split off
Origin: , from dalati, he splits; see der- in Indo-European roots
British fiction and screenplay writer best known for his children's books, including James and the Giant Peach (1961) and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1964).
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