bahadur

noun
ba·​ha·​dur | \ bəˈhȯdə(r), -ˈhä-, -ˈhȧ- \
plural -s

Definition of bahadur

India
: a distinguished person used as a title of respect

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First Known Use of bahadur

1776, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bahadur

Hindi bahādur hero, champion, from Persian

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The first known use of bahadur was in 1776

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“Bahadur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bahadur. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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