"al" meaning in English

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Noun

IPA: /æl/, /ɑːl/ Audio: LL-Q1860 (eng)-Vealhurl-al.wav [Southern-England]
Rhymes: -æl, -ɑːl Etymology: From Hindi आल (āl). Etymology templates: {{der|en|hi|आल}} Hindi आल (āl) Head templates: {{en-noun|-|s}} al (usually uncountable, plural als) Forms: als [plural]
  1. The Indian mulberry, Morinda citrifolia, especially as used to make dye. Tags: uncountable, usually Categories (lifeform): Madder family plants, Polynesian canoe plants
    Sense id: al-en-noun-Tspp8Jgm

Inflected forms

Download JSON data for al meaning in English (1.8kB)

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    }
  ],
  "etymology_text": "From Hindi आल (āl).",
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        {
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          "name": "Madder family plants",
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          "parents": [
            "Gentianales order plants",
            "List of sets",
            "Shrubs",
            "Plants",
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          "text": "For quotations using this term, see Citations:al."
        }
      ],
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        "The Indian mulberry, Morinda citrifolia, especially as used to make dye."
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    },
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    },
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  ],
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        {
          "text": "For quotations using this term, see Citations:al."
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        "The Indian mulberry, Morinda citrifolia, especially as used to make dye."
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    },
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      "ipa": "/ɑːl/"
    },
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