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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pigeon pea, pigeon-pea plant, cajan pea, catjang pea, red gram, dhal, dahl, Cajanus cajannoun

    tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods; much cultivated in the tropics

  2. cajan pea, pigeon pea, dahlnoun

    small highly nutritious seed of the tropical pigeon-pea plant


  1. dahlnoun

    Any of many dried husked pulses (legume), including peas, beans and lentils

  2. dahlnoun

    A dish made from lentils, cooked with spices, tomatoes and onions etc

  3. dahlnoun

    A tropical herb with yellow flowers; the pigeon pea


  1. dahl

    Dahl, also spelled as daal, dal, or dhal, refers to a type of dish originating from India that is made from dried, split lentils, peas, or beans, cooked in a spiced broth until soft. This term can also be used to refer to the raw lentil or pulse. Dahl is often served with rice and vegetables, becoming a staple food in South Asian cuisines.


  1. Dahl

    Dahl is a village in the commune of Goesdorf, in north-western Luxembourg. As of 2001, the village has a population of 233.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Dahl

    a Norwegian landscape-painter, born at Bergen; died professor of Painting at Dresden (1788-1857).

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  1. DAHL

    What does DAHL stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the DAHL acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. DAHL

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Dahl is ranked #1669 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Dahl surname appeared 21,598 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 7 would have the surname Dahl.

    94.4% or 20,399 total occurrences were White.
    2% or 441 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.5% or 341 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 162 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.6% or 143 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 110 total occurrences were Black.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of DAHL in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of DAHL in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of DAHL in a Sentence

  1. Melissa Cobb:

    I grew up reading Dahl stories and lived large parts of my young life in those magical worlds, so finding just the right creative partner to bring Willy Wonka, Charlie and the Oompa-Loompas to life in animation was a daunting task... until Taika Waititi walked into the room, then it was really obvious. If Dahl had created a character of a filmmaker to adapt his work, I'm pretty sure he would have created Taika Waititi.

  2. Kristina Dahl:

    When we look at where we're heading in the future, our analysis has shown that if we fail to reduce our heat-trapping emissions, we are poised to see a staggering expansion of dangerous heat across the Kristina Dahl.

  3. Michael Proffitt:

    For many children Roald Dahl’s work is not only one of their first experiences of reading, but also their earliest exposure to the creative power of language.

  4. Michael Proffitt:

    The inclusion in OED of a number of words coined by or associated with Roald Dahl reflects both Roald Dahl influence as an author and Roald Dahl vivid and distinctive style, for many children Roald Dahl’s work is not only one of their first experiences of reading, but also their earliest exposure to the creative power of language.

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