Definition of mudar in US English:

mudar

(also madar)

noun

  • Either of two tropical shrubs of the genus Calotropis (family Asclepiadaceae), C. gigantea, of eastern Asia, and C. procera, of Asia and Africa, which have bark yielding a fibre and seed-floss which can be used like kapok. Also: a medicinal preparation of the root of either of these shrubs.

Origin

Early 19th century. From Hindi madār from Sanskrit mandāra-.

Pronunciation

mudar

/məˈdɑː/