Jhukar

adjective
Jhu·​kar | \ ˈjükər, -ˌkär \

Definition of Jhukar

: of or relating to a culture of the Indus valley about 2500 b.c. and later that is known from settlements built upon those of Harappa and is characterized by buildings inferior to Harappa and round crudely decorated seals or seal amulets of pottery

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History and Etymology for Jhukar

from Jhukar, Sind, Pakistan, where artifacts were found

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“Jhukar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jhukar. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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