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- Indian term for tamarind
- ‘The connoisseur would have the imli and gur mixed just so right and the chaat would be so hot as to make your eyes water.’
Via Hindi from Sanskrit amlikā.
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.