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chamar

noun, often capitalized cha·mar \ chəˈmär \

Definition of chamar

plural -s
: 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


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chamar

noun cha·mar \ ˈchəmə(r) \

Definition of chamar

plural -s
: 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

Origin and Etymology of chamar

Hindi camar, from Sanskrit camara


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