kameela


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Kamala \Ka*ma"la\, n. (Bot.)
   The red dusty hairs of the capsules of an East Indian tree
   (Mallotus Philippinensis) used for dyeing silk. It is
   violently emetic, and is used in the treatment of tapeworm.
   [Written also kameela.]
   [1913 Webster]
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