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 for dak
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dak \Dak\ (d[add]k or d[aum]k), n. [Hind. [dsdot][=a]k.]
     Post; mail; also, the mail or postal arrangements; -- spelt
     also dawk, and dauk. [India]
     [1913 Webster]
     Dak boat, a mail boat. --Percy Smith.
     Dak bungalow, a traveler's rest-house at the end of a dak
     To travel by dak, to travel by relays of palanquins or
        other carriage, as fast as the post along a road.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: East Indian tree bearing a profusion of intense vermilion
           velvet-textured blooms and yielding a yellow dye [syn:
           dhak, dak, palas, Butea frondosa, Butea

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