Meaning of munjeet in English:

munjeet

(also manjit)

Pronunciation /mʌnˈdʒiːt/

noun

historical
  • The roots of Bengal madder (Rubia cordifolia) or, occasionally, of certain other Indian plants, used as the source of a red dye.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Edward Bancroft (1744–1821), chemist and spy. From Hindi mañjīṭ, mañjīṭh from Sanskrit mañjiṣṭha.