Classical Arabic - English Dictionary

by Edward William Lane (1801-1876)

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رنب رنج رنح

رَانِجٌ / رَانِجَةٌ

رَانِجٌ, (El-Fárábee, Ṣ, A, Mgh, Mṣb, Ḳ,) or رَانَجٌ, (Mṣb,) The Indian nut, or cocoa-nut: (AḤn, Ṣ, A, Mgh, Mṣb, Ḳ, TA:) thought by AḤn to be an arabicized word: (TA:) [J says,] “I do not think it to be Arabic:” (Ṣ:) pl. رَوَانِجُ. (Mṣb.)

Root: رنج - Entry: رَانِجٌ Signification: A2

Also A kind of smooth date, (Mṣb, Ḳ,) so some say, (Mgh,) like that called تَعْضُوض: [a coll. gen. n.:] n. un. with ة {رَانِجَةٌ}. (Ḳ.)

Root: رنج - Entry: رَانِجٌ Signification: A3

وَلَدُ الرَّانِجِ is a name given by the children of Mekkeh to The مُقْل [or fruit of the دَوْم, i. e. cucifera Thebaïca, or Theban palm]. (A.)

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