- a tropical Asian leguminous tree, Butea frondosa, that has bright red flowers and yields a red resin, used as an astringent
C19: from Hindi
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The coral, the silk-cotton and the dhak are resplendent with red foliage.A Bird Calendar for Northern India
Later the date-palm fraternised with the dhak, and low hills stood on either side of the line.From Sea to Sea
This and Dhak jungle, which occurs in strips, form two marked features, the Dhak occurs in patches.
When he comes back wait for me in the ravine by the dhak tree in the center of the plain.The Jungle Book