Definition of sumbul in English:

sumbul

noun

rare
  • Any of several plants with aromatic roots, specifically †(a) spikenard, Nardostachys jatamansi (obsolete); (b) musk root, Ferula moschata (formerly F. sumbul). Frequently with distinguishing word. Also: the root of such a plant, specifically that of Ferula moschata; a preparation made from this, used in perfumery and (formerly) medicinally, chiefly as a sedative.

Pronunciation

sumbul

/ˈsʌmbʌl/ /ˈsʊmbʊl/

Origin

Late 18th century. From (i) Urdu sumbul.