Kamala meaning

kämə-lə, kămə-
A powder obtained from its seed pods, used as the base of an orange dye and, formerly, as a vermifuge.
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An Asian tree (Mallotus philippensis) that bears a hairy capsular fruit from which a vermifugal powder is obtained.
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An Asian tree (Mallotus philippensis) that bears a hairy capsular fruit from which a vermifugal powder is obtained.
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An East Indian tree (Mallotus philippinensis) of the spurge family.
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A female given name used in India.
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Origin of kamala

  • Sanskrit kamalam lotus, pale red probably of Dravidian origin

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

  • From Sanskrit, meaning lotus. Also an epithet of the goddess Lakshmi.

    From Wiktionary