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Champak'

An Indian tree (Michelia Champaca). The wood is sacred to Buddha, and the strongly-scented golden flowers are worn in the black hair of Indian women.

“The Champak odours fail.”

Shelley: Lines to Indian Air.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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