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howdah

noun how·dah \ˈha-də\

Definition of HOWDAH

:  a seat or covered pavilion on the back of an elephant or camel
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Origin of HOWDAH

Hindi & Urdu hauda, from Arabic hawdaj
First Known Use: 1774

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