1. [syn: dhak, dak, palas, Butea frondosa, Butea monosperma]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Dak \Dak\ (d[add]k or d[aum]k), n. [Hind. [dsdot][=a]k.]
Post; mail; also, the mail or postal arrangements; -- spelt
also dawk, and dauk. [India]
Dak boat, a mail boat. --Percy Smith.
Dak bungalow, a traveler's rest-house at the end of a dak
To travel by dak, to travel by relays of palanquins or
other carriage, as fast as the post along a road.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: East Indian tree bearing a profusion of intense vermilion
velvet-textured blooms and yielding a yellow dye [syn:
dhak, dak, palas, Butea frondosa, Butea