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dahl

 (däl) or dal (däl)
n.
1. Lentils, peas, or other legumes that have been dried, hulled, and split.
2. A thick South Asian stew made from such legumes with various seasonings.

[Hindi dāl, from Sanskrit dalaḥ, dalam, piece split off, from dalati, he splits; see der- in Indo-European roots.]

Dahl

(dɑːl)
n
(Biography) Roald (ˈrəʊəld). 1916–90, British writer with Norwegian parents, noted for his short stories and such children's books as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1964)

Dahl

(dɑl)
n.
Roald, 1916–90, British writer of short stories and children's books.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dahl - tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods; much cultivated in the tropics
cajan pea, dahl, pigeon pea - small highly nutritious seed of the tropical pigeon-pea plant
Cajanus, genus Cajanus - erect densely branched shrubby perennials of Old World tropics; naturalized in other warm regions
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
2.dahl - small highly nutritious seed of the tropical pigeon-pea plant
pea - seed of a pea plant used for food
cajan pea, Cajanus cajan, catjang pea, dahl, dhal, pigeon pea, pigeon-pea plant, red gram - tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods; much cultivated in the tropics
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FELICITY DAHL, Roald Dahl's second wife, set up the foundation following his death in 1990 from a rare blood disorder.