Definition of chameli in English:

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chameli

Pronunciation: /tʃʌˈmeɪli/

noun

Indian term for jasmine.
Example sentences
  • On one side was the semul tree, the branches of the chameli adorned the verandah, the kachnar and mango trees in front, an all-season lemon tree and of course, the neem.
  • There is also the rather uncomfortable juxtaposition of Bengali and English terms, like a sentence that lists ‘jasmine, bel, chameli, kamini, gardenias’.
  • Fazal mentions flowers like bela, chameli, champa, and rajnigandha along with the roots like ginger.

Origin

From Hindi camelī.

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