daftar

noun daf·tar \ˈdəftə(r)\
variants: less commonly

dufter

Definition of daftar

plural

-s

  1. 1 India :  a bundle of official papers

  2. 2 India :  a business office

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Origin and Etymology of daftar

Hindi, record, office, from Persian, from Arabic daftar, diftar, from Greek diphthera prepared hide, parchment, leather — more at diphtheria


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