kameela
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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  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mallotus Philippinensis — 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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