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sambar

noun sam·bar \ˈsäm-bər, ˈsam-\

Definition of sambar

  1. :  a large Asian deer (Cervus unicolor) with the male having strong 3-pointed antlers and long coarse hair on the throat



Variants of sambar

also

sambur

play \ˈsäm-bər, ˈsam-\

Origin and Etymology of sambar

Hindi & Urdu sā̃bar, from Sanskrit śambara


First Known Use: 1698

Rhymes with sambar


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