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Dinesh Valke

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Jan 2, 2011, 1:49:15 PM1/2/11
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Fabaceae (pea, or legume family) » Cicer arietinum


SY-ser -- classical Latin name for chick pea / garbanzo bean        
air-REE-tee-num -- ram's head


commonly known as: Bengal gram, chickpea • Assamese: বুট butta • Bengali: চণক chanaka, ছোলা chola • Gujarati: ચણક chanaka • Hindi: बतूरी baturi, बुंट bunt, चणा or चना chana, हरभरा harbhara, रहला rahla • Kannada: ಕೀಸರಿಬೇಳೆ kisaribele • Kashmiri: चन chan • Konkani: चणो chano • Malayalam: ബംഗാള്‍ കടല bamgaala katala • Manipuri: চনা chana • Marathi: चणा chana, हरभरा harabhara, हुळा hula, पहाळ pahal, उळा ula • Nepalese: चना chana • Oriya: chona • Persian: نخود nukhud • Prakrit: चणओ chanao • Punjabi: ਬੂਟ but, ਚਣਾ chana, ਚੋਲਾ chola • Sanskrit: चणकः chanakah, होलकः holakah,वातुलिका vaatulika • Sindhi: چَڻو charno • Tamil: கடலை katalai • Telugu: చణకము canakamu, హరిమంథకము hari-manthakamu, శనగలు sanagalu • Tibetan: mon sran tsa na • Urdu: نخود nukhud


Native to: obscure, probable origin is Middle-East; cultivated widely


Edible use:
... unripe seeds, leaves (as VEGETABLE) ... Wikipedia







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