Definition of Chaya

1. Noun. (sumo) a teahouse at a sumo arena where tickets may also be purchased ¹



2. Noun. a large, fast growing leafy perennial Mexican shrub which is popular in Mexico and Central America as a leafy vegetable, cooked and eaten like spinach. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chaya

1. a type of plant [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chaya

chavvy
chaw
chawarma
chawarmas
chawbacon
chawbacons
chawdron
chawdrons
chawed
chawer
chawers
chawing
chawnce
chaws
chay
chaya (current term)
chayas
chayesite
chayote
chayotes
chayroot
chayroots
chays
chazan
chazanim
chazans
chazzan
chazzanim
chazzans
chazzen

Literary usage of Chaya

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1. Canada Medical Journal and Monthly Record of Medical and Surgical Science (1852)
"The word chaya includes all species (genera) man, beast, fowl and reptile; since all these possess a living being (nefesh chaya). ..."

2. A View of the History, Literature, and Religion of the Hindoos:: Including a by William Ward (1815)
"chaya and Yumu, whom ... could not agree; and Yumu one day beating chaya, she cursed him, so that he has ever since had a swelled leg. ..."

3. Encyclopédie Universelle Des Industries Tinctoriales Et Des Industries edited by Jules Garçon (1906)
"Le chaya-ver en malabre, chay-root en anglais, vient de chaya, qui fixe les couleurs, et ver ou vair, racine... M. Gonfreville a rapporté de son voyage une ..."

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