chulha

noun
chul·​ha
variants: or less commonly chula \ ˈchülə \
plural -s

Definition of chulha

India
: a small earthen or brick stove

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History and Etymology for chulha

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

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“Chulha.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chulha. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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