[kuh-mey-luh, kam-uh-luh, kuhm-] /kəˈmeɪ lə, ˈkæm ə lə, ˈkʌm-/
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.
an East Indian euphorbiaceous tree, Mallotus philippinensis
a powder obtained from the seed capsules of this tree, used as a dye and formerly as a worm powder
[kah-mer-hah-tee] /ˌkɑ mərˈhɑ ti/ noun 1. a city in West Bengal state, NE India, a suburb of Calcutta.
- Kama sutra
/ˌkɑːmə ˈsuːtrə/ noun 1. the Kama Sutra, an ancient Hindu text on erotic pleasure and other topics noun in Sanskrit literature, a treatise on love and sexual technique Word Origin Sanskrit kama ‘love’ + sutra ‘rule’ also Kamasutra, 1874, from Sanskrit Kama Sutra, name of the ancient treatise on love and sexual performance, from kama […]
[kuhm-buh l] /ˈkʌm bəl/ noun, (in India) 1. a blanket or shawl made of coarse wool.
[kahm-buh] /ˈkɑm bə/ noun 1. an agricultural people of central Kenya, renowned as traders and woodcarvers. 2. the Bantu language of the Kamba.