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Question 1: The leaves are mentioned in the 1st century Greek text ________ as one of the major exports of the Malabar coast which is the present Kerala coast.
Periplus of the Erythraean SeaWestern SatrapsRoman trade with IndiaSilk Road

Question 2: It is called Biryani Aaku or Bagharakku in ________.
Tamil languageTelugu languageMalayalamKannada language

Question 3: The word "Malabathrum" is also thought to have been derived from the ________ tamālapattram (तमालपत्त्रम्), literally meaning "dark-tree leaves."
SanskritMantraBuddhismPali

Question 4: In ancient ________ and Rome, the leaves were used to prepare a fragrant oil, called Oleum Malabathri, and were therefore valuable.
PortugalPolandGermanyGreece

Question 5: The name Malabathrum is also used in mediaeval texts to describe the dried leaves of a number of trees of the genus Cinnamomum, which were thought to have ________ properties.
MedicineSurgeryPhysicianSpecialty (medicine)







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