Origin of mahua
Examples from the Web for mahua
In the absence of toddy, they sometimes manufacture illicit liquor from the flower-buds of the mahua (or mowhra) tree.
The body of an adult may also be burnt under a mahua tree so that the tree may give him a supply of liquor in the next world.
The mahua is the tree from whose flowers spirits are distilled.
They know how to distil liquor from the flowers of the mahua (Bassia latifolia).
After the marriage the bride and the bridegroom have a ceremony of throwing a mahua branch into a river together.