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plural -es
: a device used in India for drawing water from deep wells that consists of a leather bag hung on a rope running over a pulley and drawn by oxen


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variants or less commonly churus

variant of charas:2

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Hindi caras

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“Churrus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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