Entry amberivatry
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Zavamaniry mitarehin-kazo madinidinika; tahatahaka ny rongony ny haben' ny tahony sy ny haavony, fa ny raviny no voloina masaisay, fihinan' ny landibe; ny voany, mitovitovy amin' ny voanemba sady fihinana koa [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition   a shrub largely cultivated to supply food for silkworms. The seeds are also eaten by the natives. The leaves afford a green dye for cotton. It is known in Mauritius as Ambrevade. Cajanus indicus, Spreng. Same as antsotry (Betsim.), ambarivatry, and ambatry (Bets.) [Richardson 1885]
French definition   ambrevade. Cajanus indicus, Spreng. [Abinal 1888]
Vocabulary  
Scientific name   Cajanus indicus
Other spellings  
Synonyms   ambatry ~ antsotry
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Updated on 2017/03/28