What is watermelon called in Sanskrit

To know what is watermelon is called in Sanskrit is a tricky thing–the common name of watermelon used in India is actually borrowed from the Arabic language.

Moreover, a watermelon is called as ‘तरबूज’ and ‘खरबूज’. ‘खरबूज’ is borrowed from the Persian language, though both these fruits are found throughout India.

 

We are providing the Sanskrit name for a watermelon.

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EnglishSanskritTransliteration
Watermelonवृहद्गोलंVṛhadgolaṁ
Watermelonतरम्बुजं (Borrowed from Arabic language)Tarambujaṁ

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