Meaning of kamala

ka•ma•la

Pronunciation: (ku-mā'lu, kam'u-lu, kum'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a powder from the capsules of an East Indian tree, Mallotus philippinensis, of the spurge family, used as a yellow dye and in medicine as an anthelmintic.
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