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Sinhalese


anaconda a S. American boa of the genus Eunectes. [Sinhalese henakandaya whip snake, perh. f. hena lightning + kanda stem].
beriberi an acute disease occurring in India.
calamander a hard valuable wood of the ebony genus.
dagaba dagoba a dome-shaped structure built over relics of Buddha or some Buddhist saint.
kittul the JAGGERY palm; a fibre obtained from the leaf-stalks of this, used for making ropes, brushes, etc.
talipat talipot a very tall southern Indian fan palm with enormous leaves which are used as sunshades etc.
wanderoo a long-tailed monkey, native to the Malabar coast of India.



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