brinjarry

noun brin·jar·ry \brinˈjärē\

Definition of brinjarry

plural

-es

  1. :  a traveling dealer in grain and salt in India

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Origin and Etymology of brinjarry

modification of Hindi bãjārā, from Sanskrit vaṇijyā trade (from vaṇij merchant) + -kāraka one who does; akin to Sanskrit karoti he does — more at karma


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