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bael

[ bel, beyl, bahyl ]
/ bɛl, beɪl, baɪl /
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noun
a spiny citrus tree, Aegle marmelos, of India.
the hard-shelled, greenish-yellow, edible fruit of this tree.
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Also bel.
Also called Bengal quince.

Origin of bael

First recorded in 1610–20, bael is from the Hindi word bēl
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British Dictionary definitions for bael

bael
/ (ˈbeɪəl) /

noun
a spiny Indian rutaceous tree, Aegle marmelos
the edible thick-shelled fruit of this tree

Word Origin for bael

C17: from Hindi bel
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