noun daf·a·dar \ˌdəfəˈdär\
variants: or



Definition of dafadar



  1. :  a noncommissioned officer in the former Indian army or police

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Origin and Etymology of dafadar

Hindi dafadār officer, from Persian dafʽadār, from Arabic dafʽah time, turn + Persian -dār holder — more at bhumidar

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