Definition of Rangoli

1. Hindu decoration [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rangoli

rangerships
ranges
rangier
rangiest
rangily
ranginess
ranginesses
ranging
ranging pole
rangle
rangled
rangles
rangling
rango
rangoes
rangoli (current term)
rangolis
rangpur
rangpur lime
rangy
rani
ranibizumab
ranid
ranidae
ranids
raniform
ranimustine
ranine
ranine artery
ranine tumour

Literary usage of Rangoli

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Monks' Cookbook by Himalayan Academy, Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami (1997)
"Each month on His special day or at least yearly during the Ganesa Chaturthi festival, gather with the entire family and create this rangoli (kolam in ..."

2. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1873)
"rangoli. HIND. Physalis sp. KANGO PEAK, in L. 33° 8' ; L. 78° 4' in Ladak, N. of Hanle. The top of the itak is 20,78« feet. ..."

3. Handbook of the Bombay Presidency: With an Account of Bombay City by Edward B. Eastwick (1881)
"Many peacocks are seen near the villages, but they cannot be shot without causing much ill-feeling. Horses should be changed at rangoli, but there is no ..."

4. Identifying the Food Insecure: The Application of Mixed-Method Approaches in by Kimberly Chung (1997)
"Typically, they draw the map on the ground using rangoli (colored powder) provided by the investigators. The same group of villagers is then asked to ..."

5. What Is Hinduism?: Modern Adventures Into a Profound Global Faith by Editors of Hinduism Today, Hinduism Today Magazine Editors, From the Editors of Hinduism Today (2007)
"... or rangoli, on the ground as auspicious auguries, household blessings and greetings. Left, a deva holds above his head a golden vajra (a "thunderbolt" ..."

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