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 (săm′bər, säm′-)
Any of various large deer of the genus Cervus, especially C. unicolor of southern Asia, having a dark brown coat and, in the male, large antlers usually with three points.

[Hindi sāmbar, from Sanskrit śambaraḥ.]


(ˈsæmbə) ,




n, pl -bars, -bar, -burs or -bur
(Animals) a S Asian deer, Cervus unicolor, with three-tined antlers
[C17: from Hindi, from Sanskrit śambarra, of obscure origin]


(ˈsæmbə) or


(Cookery) a southern Indian dish consisting of lentils and vegetables cooked with tamarind and other spices
[from Tamil]


or sam•bur

(ˈsæm bər, ˈsɑm-)

an Asian deer, Cervusunicolor, with three-pointed antlers.
[1690–1700; < Hindi < Skt śambara]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sambar - a deer of southern Asia with antlers that have three tinessambar - a deer of southern Asia with antlers that have three tines
cervid, deer - distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
Cervus, genus Cervus - the type genus of the Cervidae
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At present, there are around 11 Indian Sambar deer at the recreational facility.
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Mark Aeron Sambar raised concern about the PNOC's inability to sell its remaining 97.67 petajoules (PJ) of banked gas, or unutilized gas, from the Malampaya gas project.
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Total calories per serving: 161 Fat: 5 grams Carbohydrates:20 grams Protein: 8 grams Sodium: 2 milligrams Fiber: 10 grams Sambar and Dosa (South Indian Lentil and Vegetable Stew with a Sourdough Crepe) (Serves 5) Frozen vegetable drumsticks or moringa (see: https:// deep-premium-indian-vegetable-drumsticks.jpg), asafetida powder, and black gram are available at Asian and Indian grocery stores.
Idli sambar differs across the regions, communities and there is a variation in the recipes being followed.
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