chakar

noun
cha·​kar | \ ˈchäkə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of chakar

India
: a person in domestic service : servant also : a clerical worker

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First Known Use of chakar

1888, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chakar

Hindi cākor, from Persian chākar

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“Chakar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chakar. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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