Bengal

Definition of Bengal

Ben`gal´
prop. n.1.A province in India, giving its name to various stuffs, animals, etc.
2.A thin stuff, made of silk and hair, originally brought from Bengal.
3.Striped gingham, originally brought from Bengal; Bengal stripes.
Bengal light
a firework containing niter, sulphur, and antimony, and producing a sustained and vivid colored light, used in making signals and in pyrotechnics; - called also blue light.
Bengal stripes
a kind of cotton cloth woven with colored stripes. See Bengal, 3.
Bengal tiger
(Zool.) See Tiger.

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