Definition of Dehwar
1 : a Persian racial type recognizable in the population of Baluchistan
2 : a member of the Dehwar racial type usually having the status of a laborer or slave
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Origin and Etymology of dehwar
Persian dihwār, from dih village (from Middle Persian dēh land, from Old Persian dahyu- land, province) + -wār having, possessing (from Avestan -baro carrying, bringing); akin to Sanskrit bharati he carries
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