variants or less commonly chula
plural -s
: a small earthen or brick stove

Word History


Hindi cūlha, cūla, from Sanskrit cullī fireplace, hearth, probably of Dravidian origin; akin to Tamil cuḷḷai, cūḷai hearth

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“Chulha.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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