chowrie

noun chow·rie \ˈchau̇rē\
variants: less commonly

cauri

or

chauri

\ˈchau̇rē\

Definition of chowrie

plural

-s

  1. :  a whisk to keep off flies that is used in the East especially as a mark of rank

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Origin and Etymology of chowrie

Hindi carũrī, from Sanskrit camara yak, yak tail employed as whisk


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