dhak


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

dhak

(dɑːk; dɔːk)
n
(Plants) a tropical Asian leguminous tree, Butea frondosa, that has bright red flowers and yields a red resin, used as an astringent
[C19: from Hindi]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dhak - East Indian tree bearing a profusion of intense vermilion velvet-textured blooms and yielding a yellow dye
Butea, genus Butea - genus of East Indian trees or shrubs: dhak
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
References in classic literature ?
When he comes back wait for me in the ravine by the dhak tree in the center of the plain.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Mar 16 (ANI): Bollywood star Jacqueline Fernandez, who is recreating 'dhak dhak girl' Madhuri Dixit's iconic song 'Ek Do Teen', has treated the audiences with her first look.
MATLI -- Two girls identified as 2-year-old Javeria and 5-year-old Abida Khaskheli were died of measles in Dhak Mohalla, while many other children have been hospitalized as measles played havoc in Matli and its adjoining areas on Thursday.
Tenders are invited for Special repair work of sikandrabad dankaur road to dhak link road in district gautambudhnagar.
However, the temples, mosques, shrines, havelis and covered bazaar - known as Dhak Bazaar, built by both Hindu and Muslim merchants - still dominate the landscape of Shikarpur, albeit in a shambles.
The DC visited Shaheed Ganj, Nishter Road, Dhak Road and Gharibabad markets.
SUKKUR -- On the directives of Deputy Commissioner Sukkur, Raheem Bux Maitlo, Assistant Commissioner (AC) Owais Mushtaq, along with municipal officers and other staff, went round different areas of Sukkur on Thursday, including Shaheed Ganj, Nishter Road, Dhak Road and Gharibabad markets to mark the launch of an anti-encroachments operation.
The areas they visited included Military Road, old Sukkur, Nawan Goth, Gharibabad, Waritar Road, Dadu Chowk, Dhak Road and others.
Among contestants who sizzled in the episode was Shamita Shetty, who took to reprising Madhuri Dixit's evergreen Dhak dhak dance.
Aggregate suitability studies of limestone outcrops in Dhak pass, western Salt Range, Pakistan.
In England the heart said boom boom instead of dhak dhak; a gun said bang
Maine sar dhak kar politics kiya (I engaged in politics with my head covered).