\ (ˈ)ä-¦chär \
plural -s

Definition of achar

: a pickled article of food as prepared in India : a pickle or relish

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First Known Use of achar

1598, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for achar

Persian āchār

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“Achar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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