Dehwar

noun Deh·war \dāˌwär\

Definition of Dehwar

plural

Dehwar

or

Dehwars

  1. 1 :  a Persian racial type recognizable in the population of Baluchistan

  2. 2 :  a member of the Dehwar racial type usually having the status of a laborer or slave

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Origin and Etymology of dehwar

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 — more at das, bear


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