Dak n. Post; mail; also, the mail or postal arrangements; -- spelt also dawk, and dauk. [India]
Dak boat, a mail boat. --Percy Smith.
Dak bungalow, a traveler's rest-house at the end of a dak stage.
To travel by dak, to travel by relays of palanquins or other carriage, as fast as the post along a road.
n : East Indian tree bearing a profusion of intense vermilion
velvet-textured blooms and yielding a yellow dye [syn: dhak,
palas, Butea frondosa, Butea monosperma]