chikara

noun chi·ka·ra \ chə̇ˈkärə \

Definition of chikara

plural -s
1 or chinkara \chiŋˈ-, -inˈ-\ : the common gazelle (Gazella benettii) of India

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Origin and Etymology of chikara

Hindi cikārā, from Sanskrit chikkāra, a kind of antelope, probably of Dravidian origin; akin to Kannada cigari, cigare black antelope


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