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babul


babul


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Babul  \Ba*bul"\,  Babool  \Ba*bool"\,  n.  [See  {Bablah}.]  (Bot.) 
  Any  one  of  several  species  of  {Acacia},  esp.  {A.  Arabica}, 
  which  yelds  a  gum  used  as  a  substitute  for  true  gum  arabic. 
 
  In  place  of  Putney's  golden  gorse  The  sickly  babul 
  blooms.  --Kipling.