Dahl definition

däl
Lentils, peas, or other legumes that have been dried, hulled, and split.
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A thick South Asian stew made from such legumes with various seasonings.
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(person) 1916-90; Brit. writer, esp. of children's books.
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Any of many dried husked pulses (legume), including peas, beans and lentils.
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A dish made from lentils, cooked with spices, tomatoes and onions etc.
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A tropical herb with yellow flowers; the pigeon pea.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
dahl
Plural:
dahls

Origin of dahl

  • Hindi dāl from Sanskrit dalaḥ, dalam piece split off from dalati he splits der- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition