Dehwar

noun

Deh·​war
dāˌwär
plural Dehwar or Dehwars
1
: a Persian racial type recognizable in the population of Baluchistan
2
: a member of the Dehwar racial type usually having the status of a laborer or slave

Word History

Etymology

Persian dihwār, from dih village (from Middle Persian dēh land, from Old Persian dahyu- land, province) + -wār having, possessing (from Avestan -baro carrying, bringing); akin to Sanskrit bharati he carries

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“Dehwar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dehwar. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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