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Definition of "dholl" [dholl]

  • The East Indian name for Cajanus Indicus, or pigeon-pea, a kind of pulse, dried and split, much used in India as a porridge. Also dhal. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "dholl" in a sentence
  • "Their food is rice and dholl, and other vegetables, dressed with ghee (dholl is a kind of split pea, ghee, a kind of butter, melted and refined to make it capable of being kept a long time) and seasoned with ginger and other spices."
  • "The "ghee," or clarified butter, made the rice more nutritious, and the "dholl," or peas, contained both albumen and starch, which would of themselves alone support life."
  • "TO BE ABLE to enjoy some Mauritian dholl-puri, we usually go to Mauritian Xpress in Tooting, London, which is about forty miles from Farnborough."