Poppu: 1 definition


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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Poppu (ಪೊಪ್ಪು):—

1) [noun] the split seed leaves of dicotyledon plants (as of toor dal, bengal gram, etc.); split pulse.

2) [noun] the split seedleaves of the plant Cajanus indicus, widely used as a food; dal.

3) [noun] a dish made by simmering this in water with spices, herbs, oil, etc. to a thick, mshy consistency and served along with rice, rōṭi, etc.; dal.

4) [noun] in gen. a seed as of cashew.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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