Etymology
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Kali

a name of Devi, the Hindu mother-goddess, in her black-skinned death-aspect, 1798, from Sanskrit kali, literally "the black one," fem. of kalah "blue-black, black," a word from a Dravidian language. Also taken as the fem. of kala "time" (as destroyer).

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Definitions of Kali
1
kali (n.)
bushy plant of Old World salt marshes and sea beaches having prickly leaves; burned to produce a crude soda ash;
Synonyms: saltwort / barilla / glasswort / kelpwort / Salsola kali / Salsola soda
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Kali (n.)
wife of Siva and malevolent form of Devi;
From wordnet.princeton.edu