Definition of Kunkar
1. kunkur [n -S] - See also: kunkur
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kunkar
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Literary usage of Kunkar
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1903)
"With laterite one ought also to consider the material known generally as kunkar, without much respect to the original meaning of the Hindustani word. ..."
2. Principles of Geology, Or, The Modern Changes of the Earth and Its by Charles Lyell (1892)
"Some of this kunkar is said to be of very recent origin in deposits formed by river inundations near ..."
3. Report Upon the Practicability and Advantages of the Introduction of by Rowland Macdonald Stephenson (1845)
"The kunkar above alluded to makes a good cement when calcined, and for foundations of piers, &e., is the best in India, as it sets fast. ..."
4. Report Upon the Basin of the Upper Nile: With Proposals for the Improvement by William Garstin, C. E. Dupuis (1904)
"kunkar is plentiful in the ravines of the Atbara and Gira rivers up to within thirty or forty kilometres of the lake, but I saw little or none round about ..."
5. Report on the Medical Topography and Statistics of the Mysore Division of by Medical Dept, Madras (India : Presidency) (1844)
"... the greater part of the kunkar which supplies Bangalore with ... and the kunkar which exists in nodules, lies at the depth of from seven to nine feet ..."