Ba*bul", Ba*bool" (?), n. [See Bablah.] (Bot.)

Any one of several species of Acacia, esp. A. Arabica, which yelds a gum used as a substitute for true gum arabic.

In place of Putney's golden gorse
The sickly babul blooms. Kipling.


© Webster 1913.

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