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Definitely not from the Arabic for "flesh wound" or "abscess", that was made up out of complete ignorance by someone in the 1990s who should have known better.
Definitely is from the southern Indian language Telugu. Meaning unknown but two very similar words mean "wild green ginger" and "backbone".
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