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sola

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[ soh-lah ]
/ ˈsoʊ lɑ /
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noun

an Indian shrub, Aeschynomene aspera, of the legume family, the pith of which is used for making helmets.

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Origin of sola

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First recorded in 1835–45, sola is from the Hindi word solā

Definition for sola (2 of 2)

sola2
[ saw-lah; English soh-luh ]
/ ˈsɔ lɑ; English ˈsoʊ lə /

adjective Latin.

(referring to a woman) alone; by oneself (used formerly in stage directions).
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British Dictionary definitions for sola

sola
/ Latin (ˈsəʊlə) /

adjective

the feminine form of solus
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