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- Indian term for jasmine
- ‘There is also the rather uncomfortable juxtaposition of Bengali and English terms, like a sentence that lists ‘jasmine, bel, chameli, kamini, gardenias’.’
- ‘Fazal mentions flowers like bela, chameli, champa, and rajnigandha along with the roots like ginger.’
- ‘On one side was the semul tree, the branches of the chameli adorned the verandah, the kachnar and mango trees in front, an all-season lemon tree and of course, the neem.’
From Hindi camelī.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.