amalaka

[ ah-muhl-uh-kuh ]
/ ɑˈmʌl ə kə /

noun (in Hindu architecture)

the bulbous finial of a sikhara.

Nearby words

  1. amain,
  2. amakihi,
  3. amakrokokroko,
  4. amakwerekwere,
  5. amal.,
  6. amalek,
  7. amalekite,
  8. amalekites,
  9. amalfi,
  10. amalgam

Origin of amalaka

From the Sanskrit word āmalaka the myrobalan tree

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