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Definition of "dahl" [dahl]

  • See pigeon pea. (noun)
  • A thick creamy East Indian stew made with lentils or other legumes, onions, and various spices. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dahl" in a sentence
  • "I hate gratuitous insults, but ... roy dahl is a prat."
  • "A typical meal consists of rice actually, I dont think Ive had a lunch or dinner without rice, some vegetables, a meat/fish/egg, and dahl, which is like a lentil soup, except very thin."
  • "We can't wait to sink our teeth into another conch roti at Ali's Roti Shop, where the pink-shelled sea creature comes wrapped with potatoes and chickpeas in the Bengali flatbread called dahl poori-with extra hot sauce, of course."