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chamar

noun, often capitalized cha·mar \chəˈmär\

Definition of chamar

plural

-s

  1. :  a member of a low Indian caste whose caste occupation is leatherworking

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Origin and Etymology of chamar

Hindi camār, from Sanskrit carmakāra leather worker, from carman skin, leather + -kāra worker, from kṛṇoti he does, makes; akin to Latin corium leather — more at cuirass, karma


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chamar

noun cha·mar \ˈchəmə(r)\

Definition of chamar

plural

-s

  1. :  a fan, typically made of a yak's tail or peacock feathers, used in the Indian subcontinent as a mark of royalty or in temples

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Origin and Etymology of chamar

Hindi camar, from Sanskrit camara


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